Possible bounty for r300 tv out

Erik Andrén erik.andren at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 09:17:27 PDT 2007

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Hello and kudos to a good initiative!

Hanno Böck skrev:
> Hi,
> One of the most missing features for me in linux is my non-working tv-out. 
> (well, it can work with the proprietary ati-driver, but that's not really 
> what I want)
> Now, I heared that some people were working on that, but never saw a patch 
> that made it work for me. As this would make things much easier for me, I 
> thought that I might donate a small amount of money if someone is willing to 
> pick that issue up. I also think that I could gain some more donaters via a 
> public announcement in my blog.

Maybe you could set something up via pledgebank (
http://www.pledgebank.com/ )?

> My question: Would such an initiative be welcome by the xorg-devs? Anyone 
> probably already interested in getting such a bounty?
> Rules would be something like this:
> - provide a patch for the free r300-driver that enables the tv-out, has to 
> work at least on my machine ;-)
> - with a license that allows merging with xorg's xf86-video-ati.
> - no fake workarounds (vesa-modes or similar), has to work with the normal 
> radeon/r300-driver and support xv/opengl-acceleration on the output.

Take care
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