Games have bad gamma ( to Dark) and I cant fix it! intel 845 chipset DRI
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Ok, so I have Intel, not ATI or NVIDA, and I dont use kde, but I will try going into KDE and checking if there is anything there that will make a permanent change to X. All the same, doesent sound like you know how to help me exactly.
Anyone knoe why Xgamma and in-game-console gamma does not have any affect ?
Oh Man ... you dont know squat about life in South Africa do you ? Anyhow. thanks for
seta r_overBrightBits "1"
seta r_ignorehwgamma "0"
I'll try it when I find the time.
Also, I did try google, spent a few hours trying to fix this problem before I got desprate enough to ask a question on this forum.
The solution in your first thread does not work in my case, it has no effect, and I dont know why ( suspect chip set does not support it)
I also tried sevral commands from the second link to no avail. ( before asking the question ) though if you might know witch commands from that page would probably work ( or in what combination), I'm open to sugestions.
As for the last link, anything in perticular you would like me to focus on ? I thought my title was informative, I could have maybe given more notes about what I tried at the start, dident think you would asume that I havent actualy tried anything.
So what about this thread is it that you would like me to have done difrently ?
Well I'm using an nVidia card, but if Intel makes their own driver for Linux, then that driver should be able to control the gamma.
Just to warn you, though - I doubt that you'll get a playable framerate from your Intel chipset. If I were you, I'd try to get my hands on something better. It doesn't need to be brand-spanking new - I'm sure you'd do just fine with an old 32MB GeForce or Voodoo. Back in the day, in the US, these two were considered the best brands. Though 3Dfx (maker of Voodoo) went out of business due to them losing so much money from nVidia - if you can get your hands on one of these used or an old GeForce, you'll be in good shape.
And anyone willing to sell it to you probably would be willing to sell it for $20US or so (although many people might not be willing to sell it - I still keep my Voodoo3 around just in case. It can't handle today's games, but it'll do Half-Life, TuxRacer. . . plenty of other great games just fine.) Voodoos are SOLID - the only reason nVidia run them out of business is that the Voodoo 5 and the GeForce 2 were both about just as powerful as the other, and the Voodoo 5 got a bad rap because a couple of people needed to buy new power supplies to use it.
So, in short, pawn a better (though not newer) graphics card off of your local used parts reseller or something.
Well .. you would actualy be amazed at what this intel on board can do ! They call it "intel express excelarated graphics " ... there are already boards out with version 2, but I have version one. The linux driver is dowe by the DRI project, and ( intresting note ) the windows driver dynamicaly alocates ram to the card.
With this card I get a playable frame rate, with a bit of lag on certan maps ( maps with allot of effects, movers like fans, ect. ) but enough to have a good time.
Well, I can't understand what you mean when you say "The linux driver is dowe by the DRI project" but I noticed that you have your graphics controller in your signature. I did a search on Intel's website for 82845G and I found Intel's Linux drivers here, which might help you solve your problem.
Yup ... used those, sorry about the type-o ...cold fingers.
I meant to say the drivers are done by the DRI project, as in the DRI project also has a driver, and their driver actualy performs better ( plus it's just a apt-get to get everything to work 100% ) much faster than the one intel put out ( later version )