R500 initial driver release announcement
alexl at redhat.com
Wed Jun 13 04:41:06 PDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 13:00 +0300, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 11:33:28AM +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 20:55 +0200, Jerome Glisse wrote:
> > > Over the past couple of months, a small group of people has been working
> > > on reverse engineering the r500-based AMD video cards. Everyone involved
> > > worked on this in whatever free time they had, which is why this has
> > > taken so long.
> > Sweet!
> > I tried this on my MacBook Pro (X1300, 1440x900 LCD), and it seems to
> > work. I had a couple of problems:
> > depth 16:
> > colors where weird, white was green, etc
> > screen had two copies of the data, one on the upper left quadrant, one
> > one the upper right quadrant, and the lower half was mostly black with
> > some garbage
> Try running:
> sudo ./avivotool regset 0x6104 4
> If that doesn't work, try 1, 8, 16, etc. I can't remember the exact
"avivotool regset 0x6104 1" fixes the quadrant problems, but the color
problem is still there. It seems like it maps the rgb bit incorrectly.
The problem is on the output side, so i can't take a screenshot to show
you how it looks. Do you want me to try to figure out exactly how it
maps the colors?
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