[mythtv-users] Plasma, UK SD and HD seperate modes

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Sun Oct 25 11:54:22 UTC 2009

On Sun, October 25, 2009 6:40 am, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:

> There's really no much point in changing the resolution of the screen
> to match the video being played.
> To have the TV do the upscaling or Myth ends up being the same ;
> except that now your OSD and menus will look crap.
> You're much better off keeping the resolution at 1920x1080 and only
> changing the refresh rate.
> You can configure myth to also change the resolution, but it's rather
> limited. You can configure up to 3 different resolutions to switch to
> in myth and the setting must match the resolution you've set.
>> In Mythtv>Utilities/Setup>Setup>Appearence>Video Mode Settings,
>> Use Seperate Mode for GUI and Playback is selected with the following
>> options:
>> GUI=1920x1080, Video Output=1920x1080, Rate=Any, Aspect=Default
>> Overrides for specific video sizes:
>> X,Y � � �| Output � | Rate | Aspect
>> ------------------------------------
>> 1280x720 | 1280x720 | Any �| Default
>> 720x576 �| 720x576 �| Any �| Default
> Remove those 2 settings; let myth do the upscaling...

Great thanks :) it definetly looks much better with the output set to just

What I was getting at though is those above override settings never worked
for me. I don't want to use them myself now but maybe someone else will?
Is this a known issue?

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