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SubjectRe: Atyfb questions and issues
On 8/12/05, yhlu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
> I played a while with atyfb in LinuxBIOS. move the xl_init.c into LinuxBIOS.
>
> there is one patch call xlinit.c that can be used even ati fb is not
> inited in BIOS to make kernel still can use atyfb.
>
> I wonder if James put that in mainstream, he already sent one patch
> for 2.6.5....
>
> please refer to
> http://www.linuxbios.org/pipermail/linuxbios/2004-May/007734.html

It appears to me that this patch is in the 2.6.11 from linux-mips.org
that I am presently using.

> I guess the mips fw already execute the ati option rom via x86 emulator...

Maybe his mips FW does this, but mine doesn't. Any tips on how I can
do this in software?

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Jim Ramsay
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