Adding encoder/transmitter support (to via or stand-alone)

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Mon Apr 9 19:01:42 PDT 2007

On 4/9/07, Philip Prindeville <philipp_subx at> wrote:
> Hi.
> 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.


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