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Old 10-15-2002, 01:54 AM   #1
Wicky
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Angry slackware and 3dfx voodoo 4 dont work can someone help me


I have tried and tried to put video drivers for my 3dfx voodoo 4 but i have not succeeded i was wondering if anyone had the right drivers and if not at least tell me how to put them in someone please help thanks!

p.s. email me at asno_elegante@hotmail.com or just leave a post thanks alot
 
Old 10-15-2002, 05:19 AM   #2
dbtlightning
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I've had the same problem.

Have you been to: http://www.mirror.ac.uk/sites/ftp.sl...odoo4_voodoo5/

Well i did get KDE running, but i wasn't able to get Hardware Accelerated OpenGL.
 
Old 10-15-2002, 06:11 AM   #3
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OpenGL and Directx

I have read that is a new prog to run directx under Linux

WineX : Http://www.transgaming.com

Its now on a 2.1 version, the prob is that is payed

I don't know if this is any help but here is the info.

Best regards
Soyo
 
Old 10-16-2002, 12:17 PM   #4
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Have you tried the drivers from xfree86 ?

i have a voodoo card also and the hardware accelerated is working fine with those drivers. Im having an average output of 1200fps.

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Old 10-17-2002, 03:29 PM   #5
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Im using the TDFX driver that is from Slackware, to get Xfree86 to inintally run.

As for the hardware acceleration support, i've tried using DRI.

When i run the GLXGEARS demo, i get 1000+fps, however when i run Unreal Tournament, its like 5seconds per frame. Somethings wrong here ... but i don't know what it is. Another problem is, i can't use the Glide Renderer.

Unreal Tournament 2003 complains about OpenGL relies on S3TC / DXTC, anyone know about it ?

Im running Slackware 8.1. Maybe you might be using an older verison of Slackware, which might not proably support Voodoo4.


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