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Re: [vox-tech] Voodoo 3 3500tv under XFree86 4.01



On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> why are you building mesa at all?  aren't the rpms good enough?
> 

I have Mesa installed (from RPM's) and it's defaulting to software rendering.

>  
> nvidia was kind enough to take them off the web.  i think you can still get
> them from linuxgames.com.
> 

Yes, excellent timing, btw...

> glide is a library -- DRI is a method of hardware access.  you want "glide3"
> which is almost completely unsupported by games (and therefore, you'll play
> them with an opengl renderer like mesa).
> 
> don't forget the tdfx module.

I'm building kernel 2.4.2 as I write this. Hopefully it will help...

-Gabe


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