[mythtv-users] GF4 MX440 Color Improvement
john_freer at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 28 20:01:10 UTC 2004
I have a mythbox up with a GF4MX440. Fedora Core 2 fresh install.
I'm running the 6111 drivers.
Initially I wasn't able to find the 'nvidia-settings' utility. I had
installed nvidia-graphics6111, the -lib and -dev packages, but still
no settings program. ie: find / -name *nvidia-settings* yielded
So, I found the source code for it from another distribution and
compiled it on the box. Surprisingly enough, worked great first
Now that I've got it up, overscan works nice and I can reduce
flicker, and most importantly, I can fix up the RGB tones and get the
color looking good like the signal from my VCR.
Here's my question: Does anyone have a reliable procedure for
setting the colors right? ie: print out this color card, compare
with screen test pattern. Then adjust red slider till it matches,
then go through green, blue, etc.
I can muck around with the sliders, but they all seem to have a
correlated effect and its tough to get it looking perfect.
I was really disappointed with the GF4MX440 picture / color quality
until I started tweaking with nvidia-settings. I may now be a
Also -- Any work being done on the X-Y offset problem in setup? Now
that overscan is working, I'd like to be able to make the menus /
guides fit the screen.
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