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Re: [vox-tech] voodoo 3

On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 11:16:14AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> ahhh... ok, i didn't remember that you're using the spicy chicken sandwich.
> that really stinks.   it IS beta code though.
> but i do have to agree with your sentiments -- i've been reading the same
> spiel for over 6 months now.  it's disappointing they haven't gotten it to
> be stable yet.
> (but as a gamer, there is no substitute for full screen!)  :-)

I agree heartily.

I just hate it if a game bombs, and leaves me stranded in Voodoo-land ;)

> maybe if you upgraded to xfree86 4.0?   i thought i saw the 2.4.0 kernel
> mentioned something about the direct rendering interface.  i tried looking
> for it briefly just now, but couldn't find it.  maybe i imagined it...

I have (and have tried) both xfree's.

> anyway, if you want to try the new kernel, i can email you my hacked 3dfx
> driver for the voodoo3, which works with the new kernel.
> pete

No plans to try 2.4 until it's totally stable.  I'd get the test/pre-release
versions, but I don't have any time to spend on debugging.  :(


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