An Open-Source BIOS For ATI GPUs?

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| Mark Shuttleworth would also like to see everything down to the device's
| firmware being free software. The steps Oliver is taking at this point is to
| examine the AtomBIOS parser, which is open-source as part of the RadeonHD
| driver (a partial explanation of AtomBIOS).
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjE0NQ


Related:

First desktop motherboard supported by LinuxBIOS: GIGABYTE M57SLI-S4

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| The GIGABYTE M57SLI-S4 [1] is the first-ever desktop motherboard
| supported by a Free & Open Source BIOS, thanks to AMD engineer
| Yinghai Lu who released GPL-licensed code last month.
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http://www.uwsg.indiana.edu/hypermai...02.2/2347.html


LinuxBIOS: The Forgotten Hero

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| This begs the question: is anyone currently using LinuxBIOS on
| their machines? You bet they are. According to one recent report,
| LinuxBIOS was installed on about one million machines and that
| existing number is expected to rise significantly, assuming the
| rate of growth remains constant.
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http://www.madpenguin.org/cms/?m=show&id=7694


Google Sponsors the LinuxBIOS project

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| The LinuxBIOS project aims to take down the last barrier in Open
| Source systems by providing a free firmware (BIOS) implementation.
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http://addict3d.org/index.php?page=v...=news&ID=31343


LinuxBIOS ready to go mainstream

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| LinuxBIOS is intended to provide a philosophically free replacement
| for proprietary firmware in chipsets.
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http://enterprise.linux.com/article....99208&from=rss