voodoo4 4500 & XFree86

J. Kyllo 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.

>

> Andrew.

>

> 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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