ATI gets a clue.

Hendricks David W. dwh at
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.
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> 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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