what's happening with xorg?

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 16 19:23:01 PDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 03:47:22PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> 	I'm in the middle of a portupgrade -aP, and saw that the newest
> 	mga driver is installed.
> 	So I did another X -configure, moved the file to
> 	/etc/X11/xorg.conf and carefully tried out the new
> 	xf86-video-mga-1.9.100..  The screen is much brighter at the
> 	resolution is good, but the brightness is still very dingy
> 	compared to the "vesa" driver.  There is nothing wrong with my
> 	CRT; on the other KVM connections (and/or) with the vesa driver 
> 	at 800x600, the screen is completely bright.  Is there some other
> 	"ati" driver yet to finish?  

The ati driver is for ATI chips like the Radeon.

You could try playing with the gamma value of the monitor. When X is
running you can use xgamma to adjust the gamma setting. You can also set
this with the Gamma entry in the Monitor section of xorg.conf.

R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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