Any way to configure VIA Chrome9?
john at jnielsen.net
Wed Jan 30 12:03:18 PST 2008
Quoting Tore Lund <toreld at netscape.net>:
> My new motherboard has the built-in VIA Chrome9 graphics processor,
> which seems to use the xf86-video-via driver. The driver works, no
> doubt about that, but I badly want to configure gamma, contrast, etc.
> There is supposedly a configuraton utility for Linux, but the few
> comments I can find about it are not very encouraging. After all, even
> the s3gamma utility for Windows is rather clunky and lackluster.
> I may simply have to buy yet another grahics card (there is no AGP slot
> on this board). But it seems odd that there is no way to configure this
> processor, which otherwise seems fairly capable (unlike, say, the nv
> driver). Being able to somehow set gamma independently on the RGB
> channels might be all I need. Thanks for any hints.
I haven't used it, but you may want to check out the openchrome project
(http://www.openchrome.org). There is a FreeBSD port available in the
ports tree under x11-drivers/xf86-video-openchrome.
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