User:GNUtoo/X60 GPU init
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Native GPU init
With the native (intel) GPU initialisation, coreboot itself initialises the GPU.
|Initialisation method||Free software, based on||Advantages||Drawbacks|
|non-free VGA option rom||No, extracted from the BIOS.||
|Linux kernel i915 driver||Yes, in the linux kernel||
|Native GPU initialisation (by coreboot)||Yes, based on a replay of the kernel initialisation||
Related historic git trees
- http://git.stuge.se/?p=gnutoo-chromiumos-coreboot.git;a=summary : it's an historic tree, containing code that is based on the replay of the option rom, before the native GPU init worked(so it doesn't work).
- http://git.stuge.se/?p=gnutoo-i915tool-x60.git;a=summary : contains an historic version of the i915tool