ATI gets a clue.
r3pek at r3pek.homelinux.org
Mon Feb 9 17:47:00 CET 2004
Really nice news... i'll keep dreaming that nvidia will do the same.
> Wonderfull news... I got this back today from ATI. Looks like someone
> with some clout there finally gets it.
> So I'm about to start porting some biosless init code I received over to
> Linux. Then work it into linux bios.
> I take back everything I said bad about ATI. *grin*
> Tell all your OEM buddies that ATI Mobility M1 video chips are about to
> become LinuxBIOS friendly in the near future.
> Sorry for the lengthy delay. There is a lot of detail here. Basically,
> you can develop code with our documentation, and then release it under
> GPL - no issues there.
> If you want to produce a biosless chip init procedure, you can use the
> documentation I pointed you to. If you have any questions, feel free to
> email me about those documents.
> Richard A. Smith
> rsmith at bitworks.com
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