[mythtv-users] Video modes - aspect ratios
adam at propeck.com
Fri Jan 13 19:39:15 UTC 2006
I'm failing to see how if you output at 800x600 and the native on the LC is
800x600 that it's not filling the screen correctly. Can an incorrect refresh
rate cause this?
On 1/13/06, Steve Adeff <adeffs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 12 January 2006 14:35, Graeme Hilton wrote:
> > All,
> > This is more of a system configuration issue than a myth issue, but as
> > we all use a variety of display hardware I thought I'd be able to tap a
> > few brains.
> > I have a video card with a TV-Out and a VGA (a Radeon 9600XT). It's
> > connected to an 8" LCD panel via the VGA and to my home theatre system
> > (Denon DHT500). This feeds a 28" widescreen CRT through a SCART socket.
> > The 8" panel is 800x600 native resolution and that's what the system is
> > set to run at. I ran the fglrxconfig from ATI to set up the TV-Out and
> > attached you can see the resulting xorg.conf. X is cloning the output
> > from the VGA to the TV-Out. I have tried the Dual Head configuration,
> > but X refuses to start. (I can dig out some logs if anyone is
> > My problem is that when I turn on the TV it is receiving a 4:3 format
> > signal, with black bars down the sides. I think this is because the
> > signal from the TV-Out is 4:3. How can I get that to become a 16:9
> > Ideally I'd like 4:3 on the VGA and 16:9 on the TV. Does anyone have a
> > similar setup?
> you would need to change the resolution for the feed to the TV to a 16:9
> so 800:450 would work and be relatively close to what you have.
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