X1900 G5 edition and microcode in mesa/drm

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 13:57:27 PDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 5:11 AM, Robin H. Johnson <robbat2 at gentoo.org> wrote:
> I'd like to renew my question from back in November 2007, in light of
>  the fact that the mesa/drm branch now seems to have ATI microcode.
>  Previously, I was informed that the X1900 G5 edition cards (PCI ID
>  0x7240) would not be supported as they contained OFW (which I disputed
>  at the time, noting that the card returned only zeros when trying to
>  read it's ROM, while other OFW cards I had did return their ROM fine)
>  and no AtomBIOS.
>  As the microcode is now in the DRM tree, does this negate the need for
>  having an AtomBIOS from the card directly?

No these two things have nothing to do with each other whatosever.

Wierd the G5 editions don't have some sort of useful ROM tables in
them or something..


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