On Thursday, 18 September 2003 21:34, Michael Vondung wrote: > Hello, all, > > I successfully managed to install the FreeBSD nVidia video drivers, but ran > into a problem that is apparently X related: How does one tune the gamma > correction? "man XFree86" suggests the command line option "-gamma value", > where "value" is a number between 0.1 and 10.0, 1.0 being the default. I > tried to start X with "startx -gamma 2.0", but right after displaying the > nVidia logo, X drops back to the command line. The error message says, > "/usr/X11R6/bin/xterm: bad command line option '-gamma'. The XFree86 > version is 4.3.0 (compiled from ports). > > What am I doing wrong, and where would I look for more information? Also, > if a working option can be found, is there a place where I can put this so > that it is automatically used and I don't have to type it in manually every > time X is started? Hmm looking at "man startx" I think that you need to add "--" to the command line to inform startx that the following switchs/options are for the X server and not startx. Try "startx -- -gamma 2.0"
> (At this point I actually miss the nice GUI-interface to tweak the card > that comes with nVidia's XP drivers. :) /usr/ports/sysutils/nvclock might be interesting. Build it, install it and run nvclock_gtk > Thanks! No worries. Hope all that was helpfull -Alastair _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"