Homebrew geexbox-wii-0.1alpha3 widescreen problem


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Jan 15, 2009
United States
I am using geexbox-wii-0.1alpha3, my PAL Wii is set to widescreen and I am using a widescreen LCD TV.
From the start, movie ratios were wrong, so I changed this line in GEEXBOX\settings:

# Wii display mode. Say 'yes' only when Wii is set to widescreen mode. (yes/no)

This gave the main menu a black bar on top and bottom. Movie ratios were still wrong.
Then I also changed this line:

# Display device aspect ratio compensation
# The format can be "width/height" or numerical, recommended values: 5/4 for NTSC and 16/10 for NTSC wide.

Now the videos looks ok (4:3 gets letterboxed with a black bar left and right; 16:9 is zoomed fully) but now the main menu looks stretched.


How can I fix this?

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