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Old 12-09-2001, 05:29 AM   #1
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Incompatable graphics card?

Could any please be able to help me find a display driver for my agp voodoo graphics card. I have already searched quite a few resources and have come to the conclusion that this could be the problem I am having. My system is a celeron 700 mhz computer, a abit sa6 motherboard, 20 gb maxtor hardrive, sony cd rom drive, 128 mb of ram and my graphics card is a voodoo 4500 agp card. I am running windows 95 and linux mandrake ver. 8.0. As I have searched on the web I have found that this graphics card causes problems and these problems seem to be consistant with mine. For example the gui interface knocking out to a blank screen with a cursor. I have also encountered problems when trying to change my graphics card settings and with other applications such as The Gimp. Also the gl glide features also refuse to work which include games (tuxracer, and gl screensavers). I would be very grateful if anybody can help me with this. Then hopefully I will be able to use hardrake and other programs with out crashes.
Again thanks very much for any help that can be offered.

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Old 01-16-2002, 04:58 PM   #2
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Same problem

I have the same trouble with my system. I have the Voodoo 4 card, and Mandrake 7.2. Any graphic-intense programs, or changing the video setting causes the whole thing to lock up.
Old 01-16-2002, 11:18 PM   #3
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update to XFree86-4 if you haven't done so yet, it has built-in 3D hardware support for voodoo chipsets.


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