答复: ATI rage xl.init
YhLu at tyan.com
Mon Apr 12 20:24:01 CEST 2004
The patch origninally is for kernel 2.4.21. Stefan sent that to me.
It is developed by SGI??? And it is under GPL
I have tried to move that to 2.6. and it works.
I'm talking to ATI, and try to get more data sheet and then We can get the
output from beginning in LinuxBIOS. ( It's not very begninnig, should in PCI
发件人: Gregg C Levine [mailto:hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net]
发送时间: 2004年4月12日 18:20
主题: RE: ATI rage xl.init
Hello from Gregg C Levine
It happens that I can use the frame buffer functions on my ATI Rage
128 without much of a hassle. In fact that's the native mode of the
video card. (And this is on a native BIOS, not the subject of the
Without breaking your NDA, could you enlighten the group regarding how
you are going about the enabling of this ATI card? And where did you
find the details for the frame buffer modes for this ATI video card?
Were they provided that way? If so, then I don't need to know.
Gregg C Levine hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: linuxbios-admin at clustermatic.org [mailto:linuxbios-
> admin at clustermatic.org] On Behalf Of Eric W. Biederman
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 8:29 PM
> To: YhLu
> Cc: ron minnich; Stefan Reinauer; Takeshi Sone;
linuxbios at clustermatic.org
> Subject: Re: ATI rage xl.init
> YhLu <YhLu at tyan.com> writes:
> > Stefan,
> > I move the kernel patch that init rage xl for fb into LinuxBIOS.
> > disable the patch in Kernel and still can use rage xl for fb.
> Cool. I have been meaning to try that for a long time I just have
> not been able to find the time.
> Unless we see some serious problems this looks like a good model for
> how to handle onboard graphics chips.
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