[mythtv-users] Changed monitors (not the TV) and now mythfrontend doesn't display right.
A. F. Cano
afc54 at comcast.net
Mon Jun 7 22:12:02 UTC 2021
On Mon, Jun 07, 2021 at 03:36:01PM -0400, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 6/7/21 2:38 PM, A. F. Cano wrote:
> > ...
> > correctly but displaying any video still had the black bars on left and
> > right and it was stretched vertically.
> Did you enable "Use GUI size for TV playback" ? This will make the video use
Yes, that was checked by default.
> the same size as your screen setting. Otherwise it tries to make the video
> full screen.
> > I could only solve this by setting: Display on Screen: 2. After that
> > the video displays correctly on the tv, but it has an unfortunate side
> > effect. I can no longer start a frontend on screen 1 (mythfrontend
> > count starting at 0, my original 2, by my count the tv is on screen 3).
> > I used to be able to do (on screen 2 - my numbering)
> > mythfrontend -w -geometry 1280x720
> You can use mythfrontend -O GuiHeight=720 -O GuiWidth=1280. This overrides
> the value you specify in setup.
> Other fields you can use are GuiOffsetX GuiOffsetY GuiSizeForTV.
> > ...
> Most settings can be overridden with -O options as above. Probably the one
> you need is
> -O AudioOutputDevice=ALSA:default or whatever value you need
Good to know. I'll play around with -O and see what happens. Thanks.
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