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AMD Video BIOS Disassembler Released

Jan 08, 2009, 22:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to michael larabel for this link. ]

"AtomDis serves as a BIOS disassembler and table dumper to the AtomBIOS, which is the video BIOS abstraction layer used on ATI GPUs since around the R400 series. The AtomBIOS and debate over its usage was what originally caused the two competing drivers (xf86-video-ati and xf86-video-radeonhd) for the same hardware up until the RadeonHD driver ended up adopting AtomBIOS for use in supporting newer ATI GPUs as they were under pressure from Advanced Micro Devices."

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