Asiliant 69030 Driver for Linux 2.2

These are experimental Linux 2.2 and 2.4 framebuffer drivers for the Asiliant 69030 graphics chip. This chip was previously available from Intel, and is descended from a Chips and Technologies part. The 2.2 driver is thus based on the Linux chipsfb.c driver, which supports the 65555 part in certain Apple Powerbooks. The 2.4 driver is also based on work by Jordan Crouse.

The driver currently leaves the flat panel as it was set up by the BIOS. In most cases this displays the same image on flat panel and VGA outputs. The goal for the driver is to support multi-head operation, and multiple 69030 chips. The driver supports operation without a VGA BIOS for embedded applications, but currently contains no flat panel setup code.

The driver is tested on PowerPC and i386 architectures, and supports 8, 15, 16, 24, and 32 bits per pixel modes. It is currently distributed only as a kernel patch.

asiliant-patch22-20010306.gz