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I am having difficulty configuring monitor gamma under Debian Linux Sarge (now the stable release). My self-compiled kernel from the Debian Source package works and supports the chipset - version 2.6.10-6. It's the xserver-xfree86 that is not working. I'm using the i810 module there - no i830 module available. I also tried the same with original linux kernel 2.6.9 that has only i810 support - and still I can't adjust the monitor gamma with kgamma.
Here's my XF86config file and output of dmesg and lspci:
# XF86Config-4 (XFree86 X Window System server configuration file)
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
# Edit this file with caution, and see the XF86Config-4 manual page.
# (Type "man XF86Config-4" at the shell prompt.)
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xfree86 package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xfree86
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following commands as root:
# cp /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.custom
# md5sum /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 >/var/lib/xfree86/XF86Config-4.md5sum
# dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
FontPath "unix/:7100" # local font server
# if the local font server has problems, we can fall back on these