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Q: aty_nobiosinit.patch - to pre 2.4.24 kernel?

To: Michael Stickel <>,, Pete Popov <>
Subject: Q: aty_nobiosinit.patch - to pre 2.4.24 kernel?
From: Ralf Ackermann <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 08:59:20 +0200 (CEST)
Cc:, Ralf Ackermann <>
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Hello Michael, hello all,

Looks like I need to make a custom (pre 2.4.24) kernel for the MeshCube.

Pete Popov pointed me to the patch - see below (many thanks!!). Have you 
been running pre 2.4.24 kernels on the MeshCube (AFAIK the CVS starts with 
2.4.24 already).

Otherwise - how to proceed for a MIPS or MTX1 specific kernel? Is that
        - starting with the standard kernel source from
        - applying a patch (where from?) to it (I have only done this
                for ARM systems so far - where this procedure is the
                standard way)

Again - any hints highly welcome
 regards Ralf

PS: I'll finally document all the answers I got within the process in the 
Wiki => so we'll hopefully all profit from it.

original message:

I don't know which ATI Rage card you have exactly, but there is a patch 
for the RageXL (tested on a MIPS board) on

The problem is that at kernel version 2.4.24 or .25, don't remember 
which one, the aty code was restructured and the patch does not apply 


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