EFI- intel xorg-driver for Macbook

Jesse Barnes jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org
Tue Mar 11 14:49:52 PDT 2008

On Tuesday, March 11, 2008 1:53 pm Peter Weber wrote:
> The graphic's drivers from Intel really on the VideoBIOS, which is (of
> course?) not available on an EFI-Platform.
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> The X.org / XFree86 drivers for Intel and ATI hardware require a Video
> BIOS to initialize the card. The Linux text console also relies on the
> Video BIOS. Apple’s firmware only provides a Video BIOS when booting in
> BIOS compatibility mode. Without it, you only get unaccellerated frame
> buffer graphics.
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> Source http://refit.sourceforge.net/myths/

Sorry I trimmed all this stuff since it looked like an out-of-hand .sig at 
first glance.  It looks like the refit.sf.net "myths" page has a few errors.  
Maybe you can mail them and ask them to correct the info about the intel X 


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