[mythtv-users] 16:9 video playback cutting off 10% on right side
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Sep 22 06:46:20 UTC 2005
>> I understand what you are saying, but could you please explain to me
>> how or why Myth is switching to a different modeline during video
>> playback? It shouldn't be doing that should it? The modeline I'm
>> running is 4:3, and the picture doesn't go off the screen when
>> viewing the X desktop or the Myth UI. Why would it suddenly switch
>> to a different modeline for video playback? Shouldn't it just scale
>> the 16:9 video to fit the 4:3 modeline?
> Is it the Myth video player or Xine? As I understand it, if you try
> and view 16:9 content it will change resolution, rather than rescale
> the video.
> Your modelines say that's OK, so that's what it's doing... If you
> don't want it to do that, then remove the modelines (except the
> 800x600) and it won't be able to...
Or switch off the option to use Xrandr...
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