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Reinhard Nissl
Verzonden: vrijdag 21 maart 2008 13:38
Aan: VDR Mailing List
Onderwerp: Re: [vdr] vdr-xine - screen size and resolution


serge pecher schrieb:

> I am making some test with vdr-xine 0.8.2, libxine en xine-ui from 
> Reinhard's site (kubuntu 7.10)
> It is on a laptop without dvb device.
> For the moment I just try to replay recordings from an other vdr box, 
> and dvd with dvdswitch.
> I use a Sony bravia 32" TV screen connected at the vga output of the
> The resolution configured in xorg.conf is 1280x720.
> I achieve to have the "no-signal" in full screen.
> When I replay recordings, most of them are with wide black bands left & 
> right and for some of them also small bands up&down.
> Some recordings (most movies) have wide bands on the four sides.
> The most dvd's also have wide bands L&R. One of them plays in full 
> screen but the image is stretched.
> I was playing around with some settings of the plugin, but don't see how 
> to get a good result.
> In the past I made some test, I believed, with vdr-xine (or maybe 
> xineliboutput ?), and I can remember something in the settings that 
> achieved auto-scaling. I had at that time almost everything in full 
> screen, but sometimes also with wrong stretching.
> I tried to start xine, just by typing xine in a terminal box and choosinf
"vdr" and I also tried xine -V xv --post vdr_video --post vdr_audio --post
upmix_mono "vdr:/tmp/vdr-xine/stream#demux:mpeg_pes", but can't really see a
> As I understand, I have different sources, with different resolutions. Is
there a manner to tell vdr-xine or xine to adapt the output as good as
possible to my tv screen ?

Please give the test-*.mpg files a try:


Add the option -l to xine's commandline to have it play the file 

[serge pecher] 
The 4:3 test file gives me a 4:3 image (from bottom to top, and black bands
L&R), and the 16:9 a full screen image

So that seems ok to me


Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl

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