[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend Mac OS X Monitor Aspect Ratio
dleber at codeferous.com
Mon Jan 18 03:43:58 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 10:05 PM, William <william_munson at comcast.net>wrote:
> Dave LeBer wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've just setup a new 0.22 MythTV backend and have upgraded my Mac Mini to
>> the matching frontend binary from <http://www.thesniderpad.com>
>> If I run the frontend on my MacBook Pro I can configure the 'Monitor
>> Aspect Ratio' in Utilities/Setup -> Setup -> Appearance -> Screen Settings.
>> However on the Mac Mini that option does not exist. This means that the Mini
>> thinks that the tv is 4:3 when it is not, and since most of the content is
>> 4:3... ugly.
>> I noticed that parameter was saved in an XineramaMonitorAspectRatio entry
>> in the settings table for the MBP so I tried adding that value for the Mini
>> and restarting the frontend. Unfortunately that had no effect.
>> The Mini is a little over a year or so old:
>> Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz
>> Graphics: Intel GMA 950 64MB
>> Basically what I want to be able to do is inform mythfrontend on the Mini
>> that the display is indeed 16:9. Any ideas about how (if) I can do that?
> Not sure about a mac mini however if it runs a flavor of xorg then you need
> to set a custom modeline in xorg.conf along with the options to tell it to
> ignore your detected settings.
I'll look into that. Given that Mythfrontend runs as a self contained app
bundle on OS X, I guess the next question would be where would it look for
that xorg.conf file?
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