ATI gets a clue.
Hendricks David W.
dwh at lanl.gov
Mon Feb 9 17:51:01 CET 2004
We don't need to with nVidia, we can run their VGA BIOS using testbios.
Though in the perfect world, they'd be more forthcoming with specs so that
someone can make an LB port for their nForce boards.
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Carlos Silva wrote:
> 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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