what's happening with xorg?
kline at tao.thought.org
Tue Oct 16 23:46:27 PDT 2007
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 04:22:58AM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> 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.
Or should I ask somebbody to put back in the Radeon card? (i
think that was the card i thought was "going bad"... ) Otherwise,
I'll try the "Gamma" entry in my Monitor section with my G450.
What value should I use? Or if it is boolen, do I try settting
it to "on"??
PS: to you, or to any other driver wizards::: is this mga driver
still being hacked-on? The screen is only "dingy grey" not
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