[LinuxBIOS] Fwd: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [patch] Framebuffer driver for Geode GX

Li-Ta Lo ollie at lanl.gov
Tue Jan 31 20:08:56 CET 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 12:50 -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> This may be of interest to some people working with the Geode GX

AMD has their own kernel patch available from their web page. Do you 
know if this has anything to do with that?

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: David Vrabel <dvrabel at arcom.com>
> Date: Jan 31, 2006 12:19 PM
> Subject: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [patch] Framebuffer driver for Geode GX
> To: linux-fbdev-devel list <linux-fbdev-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>
> A framebuffer driver for the display controller in AMD Geode GX
> processors (Geode GX533, Geode GX500 etc.).  Tested at 640x480, 800x600,
> 1024x768 and 1280x1024 at 8, 16, and 24 bpp with both CRT and TFT.  No
> accelerated features currently implemented and compression remains disabled.
> This driver requires that the BIOS (or the SoftVG/Firmbase code in the
> BIOS) has created an appropriate virtual PCI header.

Li-Ta Lo <ollie at lanl.gov>
Los Alamos National Lab

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