[mythtv-users] 1920x1080i source on 1920x540p output, video is
dwalton at cisco.com
Wed Apr 7 15:14:54 EDT 2004
I tried the modeline from Jarod's doc but it didn't work for my TV. I had a 20G
harddrive laying around so I threw windows on it and went the PowerStrip route.
It seems to have given me an ok starting point but I definetly need to tweak my
On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Henk Poley wrote:
> Op woensdag 7 april 2004 18:29, schreef Daniel Walton:
> > On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, John Patrick Poet wrote:
> > > On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Daniel Walton wrote:
> > > > When I use the 848x480 or 960x540 modelines I can get the video to come
> > > > out ok but if I use the 1920x540 one mythtv displays a very narrow
> > > > picture. On my 65 inch tv I must have a 15 inch black bar on the left
> > > > and right sides of the picture. <snip>
> > > >
> > > > Am I missing something obvious or is myth just going nuts on me? I'm on
> > > > the latest CVS of myth with danielk's HDTV patches applied and I have a
> > > > nvidia GF4 MX440 video card.
> > >
> > > Have you used the "DisplaySize" option in the monitor section of your
> > > XF86Config file? It takes two values in millimeters which indicate the
> > > physical size of your display. X and Myth figure out your display aspect
> > > ratio from these values.
> > I haven't tried that yet but I will. Do I need to get my modelines
> > perfected first so that the desktop correctly fits the screen or should
> > that matter at all as far as this issue is concerned?
> The DisplaySize setting only affect the dots-per-inch X uses for various
> things like fonts. You problem is more like a modeline problem, not font size
> (isn't it?).
> Didn't you find any HDTV modelines for the GF4MX440 on the internet?
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