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Your First Date With Vbespy

Aug 14, 2007, 08:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"Jerome Glisse and his posse of open-source developers have been making good progress with an open-source 'Avivo' graphics driver for the ATI Radeon X1000 (R500) series hardware (see the original announcement). However, one roadblock they have hit along the way is with TMDS setting issues on the Radeon X1200, X1300, X1400, and X1900 series. This roadblock had also led to postponing the Avivo 0.1.0 release. Now if you are an ATI R500 owner and have been wondering how you can help with the advancement of this open-source driver, there is a way even without prior development experience and that is by providing VBE mode-setting BIOS dumps. As you have probably never created such dumps before, we have written a brief tutorial on using vbespy/vbetest for the first time..."

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