Adding encoder/transmitter support (to via or stand-alone)
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Apr 9 20:32:09 PDT 2007
Alex Deucher wrote:
> On 4/9/07, Philip Prindeville <philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
>> I've been working on the via drivers (svn295 branch),
>> and want to add support for the Sil164 DVI transmitter
>> and the VT1631 encoder.
>> I have the equipment and the time, but not the familiarity.
>> I asked on openchrome-users if anyone wanted to collaborate
>> but didn't hear back.
>> Anyone on this list willing to collaborate?
>> And since a lot of encoders/transmitters can be mixed
>> and matched with GPU's, does it make sense to have a
>> modular design for such, rather than mingling them with
>> the GPU driver?
> Right. the sil164 support in the intel and radeon (airlied's tree) is
> a step in the right direction. It shouldn't take much to make the
> modules standalone.
The code looks pretty stand-alone as is (though it might
not be the most current version).
Just need to figure out how to splice it into the VIA driver.
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