[mythtv-users] DPI setting wont take
kuphal at dls.net
Fri Feb 24 14:34:44 UTC 2006
Robin Hill wrote:
> On Fri Feb 24, 2006 at 01:22:43PM +0100, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
>> I am trying to change the DPI setting from the default 75 x 75 to 24 x
>> 19, which should be the correct setting according to the nvidia driver
>> (taken from the EDID data when my screen was connected through a DVI-
>> HDMI) connector. My 32" screen is currently connected through VGA using
>> a 1360x768 resolution. Problem is that the driver and/or X will not use
>> my custom DPI setting:
>> (II) NVIDIA(0): Virtual screen size determined to be 1360 x 768
>> (==) NVIDIA(0): DPI set to (75, 75)
>> I have the following lines in my xorg.conf device settings section:
>> Option "UseEdidDpi" "FALSE"
>> Option "DPI" "24 x 19"
>> Any ideas what I am doing wrong?
> There is no DPI option - you need to set the DPI via the DisplaySize
> option (in the Monitor section of your xorg.conf). This specifies the
> size of the display (in mm). I wouldn't advise doing this though - most
> of the MythTV menus assume 100dpi and things will certainly look wrong
> if you go down to 24x19! I'd say that, unless you're planning on doing
> CAD/CAM work and actually measuring thing on the screen, then you'll be
> best setting the DisplaySize get a 100dpi resolution.
You can also pass --dpi 100 to the xserver when it starts
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