Re: Voodoo3 on potato with X 3.3.6
>> >Hi all,
>> >I've searched the archives, and elsewhere, but all the useful info seems
>> >to be about installing with X 4 (which isn't in potato(?)), or on
>> >redhat, or occasionally on Debian by using redhat packages.
>> >Is there no way to get 3d from this card using standard debian packages
>> >on a stable installation?
>> >Any help appreciated,
>> This is a long shot.
>> If 3D is what is used to render/show for instance the 3D pipes, "flowers",
>> etc. in screensavers, then you can get support for that by installing
>> mesag3 package that comes with Potato.
>> I don't game or use graphics, but my Voodoo3 under XFree86 3.6.6 will
>> me use the 3D screensavers when mesag3 is installed.
>Is that the mesag3 package or the mesag3-glide package?
>I understood I should use the glide version for a 3Dfx card, in order to
>get the 3D acceleration.
I don't know. If someone said you needed the glide package (s)he probably
Try it and see what you get.