gatos & xorg
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 14:14:26 PST 2005
On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 17:08:49 -0500, Gene Heskett
<gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Monday 03 January 2005 13:40, Mikael Eriksson wrote:
> >Jeremy Wilkins wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Has any of the work from the gatos project been synced with the
> >> xorg cvs/releases?
> >> I'm trying to get the tvout going on a radeon 9200se, and the
> >> 4.3.0 gatos drivers don't recognise my card. Presumably if the
> >> gatos functionality has made it into xorg then that should support
> >> a 9200se.
> >Have you tried atitvout?
> And now I'm confused. The pages referred to above all quote that its
> for the r-128 chipset, but my 9200SE signs on as an rv-280 chipset.
> Is there someplace a dummy can actully look up the differences?
atitvout just uses bios calls to enable outputs. I think the vbe
calls for most ati chips haven't really changed much so it works on
almost all ati chips. proper tv-out support would require programming
the various tv-regs directly.
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