Access to PCI Expansion ROMs on PPC

Michel Dänzer michel at
Mon Nov 26 20:20:14 EST 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 00:59 -0800, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> Regarding the sub-thread on x86 emulation, that is totally out of scope
> for this. The 'AtomBIOS' of the ATI cards, consists of multiple parts (I
> may have minor errors here, ask airlied if you need more
> clarification):
> a) Initialization code (I think arch-specific)
> b) AtomBIOS script interpreter (I think arch-specific)
> c) AtomBIOS scripts (card-specific, but not arch-specific)
> d) Data tables (card-specific, but not arch-specific)
> The AtomBIOS parts of the various drivers need data from c+d primarily,
> and provide their own script interpreter, or not using the scripts, just
> the data tables.

Are you sure the X1900 Mac Edition ROM contains any ATOM data structures
though? I rather doubt it.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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