[mythtv-users] mplayer scaling

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 01:10:07 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 3:09 AM, Mike Perkins
<mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> Bill Williamson wrote:
>> 1. you shouldn't need "scale,"
>> 2. although you might need "monitoraspect"
>> 3. your tv is running at 1360x768, not 1366x768.  No mainstream drivers
>> allow for not-divisible-by-8 resolutions, so you lose 3 pixels to the left
>> and right (this is for everyone with a "720" lcd tv which is really
>> 1366x768)
> Actually, my TV does run at 1366x768, and that's what the Edid from it says.
> I do, however, run xorg with 1360x768. There is a small black margin on the
> RHS, but we can live with that.

most tv's have settings to allow you to move the margins etc.

I futzed with xorg.conf and xvidtune for days trying to move the whole
image to the right 20 odd pixels then discovered the TV menu which
fixed it in less than 5 minutes.

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