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Old 10-26-2002, 11:17 AM   #1
wickywama
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Question slackware 8.0 is there drivers for 3dfx voodoo 4 video card??????


If there is a driver for it on slacwkware 8.0 I need to know how to get to it installed please explain in detail so please explain step by step thanks
 
Old 10-26-2002, 12:08 PM   #2
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- open a terminal
- type xf86config ( it"will create a basic XF86Config file based on the menu selections you make")
-enter
-enter whatever mouse you have ...
-...bla bla
-...bla bla
-(forgat to say : you should have your monitor specifications handy ) enter...
- enter the horizontal sync range
- enter the vertical sync range
- write whatever you want as identifier (and now comes the good part !!!)
- do you want to look at the card database? y
- (be patient and read all the card definitions , surely you'll find yours sooner or later)


good-luck
 
Old 10-26-2002, 02:36 PM   #3
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I would think it should also support frame buffer mode as well. You can search this site for directions or post back if you need more instructions.
 
Old 10-27-2002, 01:43 AM   #4
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There are 3dfx packages in the extra directory.

Last edited by Aussie; 10-28-2002 at 06:01 PM.
 
Old 10-28-2002, 10:56 AM   #5
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You also need to go to the dri web site and get the approptiate files for your voodoo 4.

http://dri.sourceforge.net/

You can read how to install it in the documentation on that site.
 
  


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