Overly bright video with Intel 82865G

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Thu May 8 10:07:59 PDT 2008

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 6:35 AM, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de> wrote:
> On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 14:30:22 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>  > I have an Intel 82865G connected to a display via VGA and every time i
>  > play video (VLC, mythfrontend playback) the video is overly (unusably)
>  > bright. The rest of the desktop (bootop, GDM, fluxbox, mythtfrontend)
>  > are all ok. This is with the 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5 kernel package.
>  >
>  > I would like to get video to play at or about the same
>  > brightness/contrast as the rest of the computer.
>  Hi,
>  you can use xvattr to change settings like brightness and contrast of
>  the XV output. You can also set these in mythfrontend.
>  Regards,
>  Tino

Thanks. I have isolated the problem down to mythfrontend raising
XV_CONTRAST every time it starts TV playback, other video players are
actually fine (if played before using mythfrontend)

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