V2 VIA EPIA
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Thu Oct 2 11:42:00 CEST 2003
ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:
> On 1 Oct 2003, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Adam Agnew has pointed me at a frame buffer driver for the ATI Rage XL
> > that should be capable of initializing the card without bios support. If
> > that works we have an even better solution.
> That's been my hope all along -- that we could do this. But nvdia has made
> it clear, again and again, that they won't play, and nvidia is too
> important to ignore.
Right. However I think we can start setting the precedent
that onboard video is handled via open source code. Plug in
video cards are an entirely different problem.
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