ATI IXP development

Pyun YongHyeon yongari at
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)
 > Hi,
 > 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 
 > ( 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 
 > IXP200.
 > 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.

Good luck.

 > .magnus auvinen
Pyun YongHyeon	|	yongari at

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