[mythtv-users] New front end, 720p playback fine; 1080i playback has funky colors!

Owen Townend owen.townend at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 01:53:20 UTC 2009

Eric Holt wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Allen Edwards
> <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I had a problem with my 720p projector and solved it by specifying 720p in
>> xorg.conf screens section like this:
>>  Option "metamodes" "DFP: 1280x720_60 +0+0"
>> The problem I had was that the projector reported 1080p as a supported mode
>> so that is what myth was sending it.  The projector didn't do a very good
>> job of it and it looked terrible.  I don't, however, remember what
>> the problem was.
>> Perhaps this will help, hope so.
>> Allen
> Well I finally got a chance to try to work on this, on my roommate's front
> end, and unfortunately, this did not help.  1080i content, the colors/hue is
> still all whacked.  720p and SD content plays nicely however.
> Any other ideas that anyone might have would be greatly appreciated!

What options are set in xorg.conf?
There are a plethora of options available for the fglrx drivers
in the Device section.
Some of these were listed in an earlier (780G) thread:

Perhaps worth exploring, but I haven't had your particular
problem, so unfortunately no concrete answer here.


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