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Old 05-08-2002, 01:13 PM   #1
nazir
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Savage 4


Hi,
Does anyone know how to enable acceleration in the XFree for Savage 4? Where to find drivers etc?
I've got Mandrake 8.2. I've added "Load glx" in XF86Config-4 but there is no hardware acceleration.
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Old 05-08-2002, 02:25 PM   #2
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I believe the accelerated driver for Savage cards is "savage".

Yeah, here's a bit from the xfree86 site:

Support (accelerated) for the Savage3D, Savage3D/MV, Savage4, Savage2000, and SuperSavage, is provided by the "savage" driver.

That's from the video driver support page for version 4.2.0 of XFree86. Here's the link:

http://www.xfree86.org/current/Status28.html#28

Ideally, whatever autoconfig ran when you setup your OS would have detected the hardware and selected the correct driver. You can look in the /etc/X11/XF86Config file to see which driver is currently being used.

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Old 05-08-2002, 02:56 PM   #3
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I have this driver already. It's not working. :-(

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Old 09-20-2004, 03:05 PM   #4
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Go to this site and do the instructions..Ask me if you had any difficulties..
http://dri.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/moin.cgi/Building
It actually should work
 
  


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