[mythtv-users] Does anyone have "Separate modes for GUI and TV output" switching resolutions?

Paul Gray lists at laser-point.co.uk
Thu Sep 30 15:25:13 UTC 2010

On 30/09/2010 16:16, Andre wrote:
> On 30 Sep 2010, at 12:02, Paul Gray wrote:
>> I still can't get this feature to change display resolution. Below is
>> the frontend log with -v playback. It shows lines saying
>> LoadBestPreferences(720x576, 60)
>> which is a little odd since the movie being played is 50i and there
>> is no 60Hz 720x576 mode. Perhaps that is related to the cause of
>> the problem.
> You have to make sure that X detects the full set of modes your TV can display, if it doesn't detect you need to add suitable modelines (loads in the myth wiki), mythfrontend can only auto select from the modes that X knows about.
> I had to add a 1080p24 modeline because my TV doesn't advertise it's 1920x1080 at 24 mode.
> It's worth checking what desktop modes you can select manually before trying mythfrontend.

Thanks for the reply. I don't think that's the problem in this case. The
720x576p50 mode I wish to use is being detected by X, and that mode
works if I use it for everything. I just can't get Myth to switch to
it automatically from a 1080 mode.

Any other ideas?


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