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Re: [vox-tech] What's needed for 3D support?
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Re: [vox-tech] What's needed for 3D support?

fwiw: I had the same experience with tux racer (very slow and 100% cpu) 
and I have no 3d cards installed.



Today, Rod Roark spewed forth:

> I seldom play games and I'm a complete dummy when it comes 
> to 3D stuff.  But yesterday I was trying to get billardgl 
> and tuxracer to work, without much luck.
> I've got an aging 16MB Voodoo Banshee card on my desktop
> machine running Gentoo Linux (2.4.19 kernel, xfree 4.2.0).
> The kernel has the tdfx video stuff built-in (not a module),
> and XF86Config includes 'Load "glx"'.
> Tuxracer does run, but I get about 0.3 fps.  BillardGL sort
> of runs except it's ridiculously slow, taking 5-10 minutes 
> just to get past the splash screen and continually eating
> 100% of the CPU and all real memory.  This is a 500 Mhz 
> Celeron box with 256MB RAM.
> Does anyone have pointers/suggestions?
> Thanks,
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
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