[mythtv-users] display resolution switching still not working

dean vanden heuvel deanv at cox.net
Thu Sep 9 22:20:37 EDT 2004


how do you set differing resolutions on a per-show basis??

-dvh

On Thu, 09 Sep 2004 21:03:49 -0400
James Armstrong <james at thearmstrongs.org> wrote:

> John Patrick Poet wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, James Armstrong wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>I am still having a problem with the Use different screen size option. I
> >>start X using KDE at 1920x1080i. Looks good. Mythfrontend starts then
> >>switches to the 888x508 size as I have it set. Everything looks good. If
> >>I play a 720x480 show it looks good. I have the default size set to
> >>888x508, the same as the gui. I have an entry for 1920x1080 video format
> >>that uses the resolution of 1920x1080i. The screen resizes when I
> >>playback a file of that size but I am still getting just the upper left
> >>corner of the recording showing on the screen.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >If a 1920x1080i show is the first thing you watch after starting
> >mythfrontend, does the "right" thing happen?
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> Ok. I recorded a 1920x1080i and if I play that first apon starting 
> mythfrontend it switches to 1080i and plays back ok.
> I restarted and played a 720x480 then the 1080i and it still worked ok. 
> Kind of weird.
> 
> >>The rest of the video is
> >>hidden or not shown. I get the standard desktop background on the other
> >>3/4 of the screen.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >Interesting.  I have not seen that behavior in a very long time.  I still
> >get the behavior where the rest of the screen is black occasionally, but a
> >restart of X fixes the problem.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >>I am using myth v0.16  from cvs last night on Fedora
> >>core 1.
> >>
> >>- James
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >What window manager are you using?
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> I am using KDE.
> 
> >John
> >  
> >
> - James
> 
> 


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