Re: slow gl graphics
On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Geoff Crompton wrote:
> The banshee pre-dates the voodoo3. It came out after the voodoo2, and
> I imagine (though I can't back this up) that the banshee is closer to
> the voodoo2 than the voodoo3.
i think under xfree3x the banshee was treated the same as the voodoo3
> I think (and I will have to check this at home) that when I run the
> glide test binaries, I get errors about not being able to access the
> /dev/3dfx device. Can anyone give me more information about what
> supplies this 3dfx device?
are you using xfree3x? then you will need this to get it working. there
was a debianpackage (i think tdfx or something) that provided that
i never got it working with xfree3x and the whole seems rather ugly
there. with version four i had no problems at all, so i would recommend
using xfree4. if you have the latter then you have just installed the