ATI gets a clue.
Hendricks David W.
dwh at lanl.gov
Mon Feb 9 17:46:00 CET 2004
Woohoo! Does this also apply to their latest R3xx core Radeons such as the
8500 and up? Or only their old crummy ones?
On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Richard Smith wrote:
> 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.
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