[LinuxBIOS] Disassembly?

Alan Carvalho de Assis acassis at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 22:46:24 CET 2006

Also the ATI Rage XL driver (xlinit.c, now off from Linux kernel) was
developed using a PCI analyzer.

AFAIK ATI never processed anyone because it.

Good luck,


2006/11/30, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com>:
> On 11/30/06, Drew Lundsten <drew.lundsten at ccpu.com> wrote:
> > This is cool and better than disassembly. How is it different in terms
> > of copyright law?
> who the heck knows ... IANAL. I am probably wrong, who knows.
> All I know is that the guys who reverse-engineered the xbox worked it
> out by watching the CPU bus and how it worked, and published the work,
> and I never heard about lawyers in that case.
> I have been given to understand that you can observe something and
> work backwards from that; it's the disassembly that gets you in
> trouble. If you use the emulator to observe register sets and clears,
> that's different that disassembly to me.
> But again, who knows. Are you sure you have to work with a chipset
> company that is not going to help you with linuxbios? Just wondering.
> ron
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