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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Vodoo 3 card
From: James Lancaster <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 12:05:52 -0500
Reply-to: discussion@xxxxxxxxx

On Tuesday 14 October 2003 04:56, you wrote:
> Does anybody know if linux supports a vodoo 3 card, for all the TV
> functions and tuner functions?? And Does linux support DVD
> players/burners???

Yes, any semi-modern distro (rh 7.0+, heck probably even debian stable!) =
will be accelerated on anything using above XFree4 (and 3.3.6 if you do s=

Voodoo3s with TV tuners (meaning input) I haven't heard about. TV-Out can=

Output (most of it is redundant on modern systems, almost all have tdfx=20
agpgart etc congiured)

DVD players: yep, for video mplayer, xine, ogle, and a couple others, dat=
it is used just like a cd.

DVD writers: depends on type but all will work (DVD-RAM is used just like=
removable (huge) floppy read-write etc) DVD+-R is burned like a CD, as is=
DVD-RW (though there may be packet writing) DVD+RW is used like DVD-RAM a=
it is formatted.

James L

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