[mythtv-users] UI "offset" at startup?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 30 02:44:25 UTC 2009

On 12/29/2009 08:00 PM, Jan Johansson wrote:
>> Then it sounds like you've set up an (unwanted) X and Y offset in Myth 
>> and the bug that prevents Myth from respecting that after playback
>> with 
>> Certain configurations is "fixing" your display (by ignoring the 
>> specified, yet unwanted, offsets).
> Found it!
> I think i know what has happened here. 
> This database has been with me since 2005(?), and I have had lots of
> different machines during those years. I never cleaned up the database,
> since I never saw it as a huge problem.
> It appears, however, that my new machine has gotten the same name as a
> very old machine. In that old machine I used an old CRT which needed an
> offset, so it appears that those settings have been picked up since the
> name of the frontend has been "re-used". Does that sound plausible?
> Thanks for your help!

Yep, that's exactly what will happen when you use a hostname you had 
previously used.

Cleaning up the old stuff isn't important (shouldn't be done)--and using 
the same name isn't a problem once you reconfigure the settings for the 
new system.


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