[Nouveau] [TEST REQUEST] nv40 "firmware" replacement
skeggsb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 02:12:59 PST 2009
On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 10:09 +0000, STEVEN WARD wrote:
> Dear Ben,
> I would like to test the "firmware" for you,but where
> do I exactly put them into?
Ah sorry, I should've been clearer about that. Make sure you're running
the latest nouveau DRM (from either nouveau git, or latest linux git)
and the driver will look for the firmware in /usr/lib/firmware/nouveau.
> > From: skeggsb at gmail.com
> > To: nouveau at lists.freedesktop.org
> > Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 17:14:10 +1000
> > Subject: [Nouveau] [TEST REQUEST] nv40 "firmware" replacement
> > So, I've spent the last few days messing around with replacing our
> > of NVIDIA's context programs on GeForce 6/7 hardware and have
> > that works on the 4 (2xNV44, NV46, NV4B) cards I have.
> > The context programs are *much* less complex than NVIDIA's and don't
> > handle nearly everything NVIDIA's do, however they do work for our
> > needs, and it's as good a starting point as any.
> > I've attached the currently generated "firmware" in the same binary
> > format we packages NVIDIA's in. If people with the relevant hardware
> > could install them, and report success/failure and the chipset they
> > tested on (the whole "Detected an NVxx generation card" line from
> > nouveau's dmesg output would be perfect), that'd be great!
> > I'm now working on moving the code that generated the firmware in
> > below tarball to the DRM, and after some testing before I do!
> > Ben.
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