what's happening with xorg?
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.
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