[mythtv-users] display resolution switching still not working

James Armstrong james at thearmstrongs.org
Fri Sep 10 22:03:19 EDT 2004


dean vanden heuvel wrote:

>It seems that I had compiled without the "xrandr" option, so the settings screen was not available.  After a recompile, I now see what you are talking about, but that induces another question...do you have automatic settings somewhere that adjust your backend capture resolution based on content?  channel?
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>-dvh
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>On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 09:04:10 -0400
>James Armstrong <james at thearmstrongs.org> wrote:
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>>dean vanden heuvel wrote:
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>>>how do you set differing resolutions on a per-show basis??
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>>>-dvh
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>>>On Thu, 09 Sep 2004 21:03:49 -0400
>>>James Armstrong <james at thearmstrongs.org> wrote:
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>>You set it based on the recorded resolution. There is a default screen 
>>size plus two screen sizes that can be switched to based on the width 
>>and height of the recorded program. That way you can watch 720x480 
>>recordings on 888x508 (in my case) and 1920x1080i recordings on 
>>1856x1080 (in my case).
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>>- James
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All my shows are set to record using the a recording profile that is set 
to 720x480. When I record from a channel that has a HD program playing 
it automatically records it at 1920x1088.

- James


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