[Xorg] Contrast problems using the radeon driver

Raffaele Sandrini rasa at gmx.ch
Wed Aug 4 03:34:46 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 22:33, Raffaele Sandrini wrote:
> Hi
> I used the xorg radeon driver for my Radeon 9600XT without problems till
> i switched to a 2 screen env (using Xinerama). Now, the primary screen
> shows up with a very weak contrast (i.e. the GNOME 2.6 splash screen is
> completly while in the background). The second screen works perfectly.
> I first though its a hw prob so i switched monitors. Since the contrast
> problem didn't switch to (stayed on the new primary screen) i thought
> its a problem of my graphic hardware. To test that i startet up WinXP
> and it worked perfect there (with a Catalyst installed). The picture was
> perfect (except of the content :)). So its finally seems to be a sw
> problem... I actually never tried it with the binary radeon driver yet.
> Is this known to any one here?
Seems noone has seen that problem...

I tried the binary (fglrx) driver by ATI. The picture is perfect there.
It seems that ATI keeps some details about multi-head in secret :).


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