Xfree86 support for Voodoo 3 acceleration

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Mon Aug 30 23:41:47 EST 1999

On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Nicholas Coult wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Aug 1999, David Riley wrote:
> > Stephen Edie wrote:
> > 
> > > Is the full source code to the driver available?  Or is it written using
> > > the Glide libraries?  If it is written using Glide, than it will be
> > > necessary to contact 3dfx and get Glide ported to PPC Linux before it can
> > > be ported.  Otherwise, it's entirely possible.  :)
> > 
> > This ought to happen once someone gets a LinuxPPC machine to Darryl Strauss
> > <http://glide.xxedgexx.com>.
> >From all appearances we don't need to wait for Darryl to have support
> for 2-d acceleration in XFreee86.  Here is what Darryl himself had
> to say in response to a post of mine in 3dfx.glide.linux:

XFree86 snapshot 3.9.16 will support the 3Dfx (Banshee and Voodoo3). Darryl
knows for sure, since he wrote the driver :-)

Just wait a few more days, or become an XFree86 beta tester and taste it now...



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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