ATI IXP development
yongari at kt-is.co.kr
Fri Jan 7 00:58:02 PST 2005
On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 05:04:40AM +0100, Magnus Auvinen wrote:
> (if this is the wrong mailing list for these questions please direct me
> to the right one)
> Questions outline:
> 1) Have anyone done any development to support ATI IXP chip set?
> 2) How does the GPL license affect the porting the driver from ALSA?
> I have a ASUS Pundit-R
> (http://www.asus.com/prog/spec.asp?m=Pundit-R&langs=01). Everything
> works fine except that I have no sounds. The specifications for the
> computer says that its an ADI AD1888 chip and pciconf tells me that
> it's a "AD1981 AC'97 Audio Controller by ATI. This seams to be
> unsupported by FreeBSD. What is needed is a driver for ATI chip called
> Is there anyone who is developing drivers for this setup? (1) I thought
> I might port the driver (atiixp.c/h) from ALSA to FreeBSD. The chipid
> numbers in those files matches those with pciconf. If no one has done
> any development on this I think I will give it a try. Those files go
> under GPL. How does that affect the development? (2)
Glad to see a someone who can write new audio driver.
It seems that the datasheet of AD1888 is publicly available.
So I guess you can release the driver under BSD license.
> .magnus auvinen
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