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Re: Video card register dumps

On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 14:38 +1100, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> in my on going effort to work out how to get tv out going in linux
> on my 366mhz clamshell ibook (and likely its siblings). i have installed
> macosx dual boot with linux. as dirty as it makes me feel having an impure
> hdd for the first time in years, im now looking to get register dumps in
> macosx when i have the video set to tv out.

I actually have some code for that for MacOS 9...

Also, there is some TV Out support code for the radeon Mobility in the
openbeos radeon driver, which may be useable with the older mobility
chips as well.

> when i plug in the av out cable macosx detects it and new video modes
> become available for usage. 800x600, 640x480, PAL and NTSC.
> is there a tool that can dump them in macosx. or is my best bet to change
> to tv out, then warm reboot hoping that tv out will remain till i can get
> to a console in linux and dump the registers.
> i know ben has done some work with other cards.
> from the above mentioned information, some how the card tells the
> operating system that tv out is now available.
> the card is an ati mobility, for anyone not familar with this now ancient
> ibook model.

There are several models of mobility. What does lspci says ?

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