voodoo4 4500 & XFree86
jjkyllo at u.washington.edu
Thu Mar 15 14:17:05 PST 2001
Yeah, I've got a GeForce 2 MX and it works beautifully. They've got a
kernel module that is used to get to the hardware (instead of dri). Also,
it's got the normal gl libraries so everything (so far) has worked without
trouble; including glx and glut apps.
On Sun, 4 Mar 2001, Andrew Poliakov wrote:
> I had no problem with Voodoo3 3000 AGP (PCI is no good). 3D acceleration
> worked right away (Redhat 7, XFree86 4.0.1, I think I had to make a
> couple of changes in configuration file, those are described in DRI docs).
> I could not get ATI cards (r128 and r128 pro chips) to work.
> Matrox is supposed to be good, Intel sounds like trouble. DRI does not
> support any other cards.
> Nvidia will probably work, they are not using DRI architecture, and their
> libraries ore based on OpenGL (not Mesa). It was no use for me, since they
> don't provide libglut, and I need it to compile stuff.
> Sam Coskey wrote:
> > i too have problems with a voodoo card.
> > i have a vodoo3 3000, and i can't seem to get 3d acceleration.... i
> > also have Xfree86 3.3.6. i installed glide, etc., but when running
> > /usr/local/glide/bin/test3Dfx, i get "video memory unprotecting"
> > if anybody has had similar problems with a 3Dfx card, or has one that
> > works magically, let me know. i'd like to see your /etc/X11/XF86Config
> > file.
> > SAM
> > Cliff wrote:
> > >
> > > Anyone got this card to work for XFree 3.3.6? Or do I have to upgrade
> > > slackware to 4.x?
> > >
> > > If you did get it to work for 3.3.6, point me to some documentation ;)
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Cliff
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