Bug#378594: Gatos patch for radeon TV out

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 14:03:25 PST 2006

> I'm attaching an updated version of the Gatos patch [1] enabling radeon
> TV output for xserver-xorg-video-ati 6.6.3. It is far from perfect, but
> if you do as explained in the documentation, TV-out works, at least on
> my radeon 7500.
> Upstream is reluctant to apply it as it is doing nasty things, and as it
> isn't working at resolutions other than 800x600, but it is very helpful
> nevertheless.

Upstream is reluctant as the code is under the GPL, and X.org code is
generally released under the BSD license, I do not wish to have dual
licenses in the ati package...

Someone is looking into implementing this under the BSD license in a
cleaner fashion in any case..


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