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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Voodoo & Linux 'OpenGL' 3D Graphics
From: David Carmichael <dec2955@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 14:17:24 -0600
Reply-to: discussion@xxxxxxxxx

OK found a 3Dfx Voodoo2 driver and the latest Glide V2.1 rpm's.. and 'un
packed them'.. now how do I get Mandrake to stop loading the 'Banshee'
driver and load the Voodoo2 driver?


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Carmichael" <dec2955@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <discussion@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 1:31 AM
Subject: [aclug-L] Voodoo & Linux 'OpenGL' 3D Graphics

> Trying to find an 'OpenGL' 3D Graphics card for my Linux box, I ended up
> purchasing (well really being given!) a:;
>     STB Blackmagic 3D PCI 12MB
> Which is a Voodoo-2 based 3Dfx add on card.
> Now that I have found out the make and model of the card.. I find out that
> the BETA 3Dfx Linux drivers are no more and I do not understand all that
> needed to install the correct drivers from the web site :
> : onto
> my Mandrake 8.1 install.... Right now Mandrake's installer "HarDrake"
> installed BANSHEE drivers, which from what I have read do not drive the
> correctly....
> Unless somebody here knows of a better driver for the Voodoo2 based 3D
> for Linux and 'OpenGL'.
> Can anybody here para-phrase the instructions into a way that a Windows
> could understand?
> David E. Carmichael
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