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Re: Packages up for adoption.

On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 07:05:54AM -0600, Thomas E. Vaughan wrote:
> > device-3dfx-source is used by DRI.
> >
> > The DRI stuff actually uses the Glide 3 packages last I
> > looked (ages ago) and the Glide 2 stuff is used by 3dfx
> > cards predating the Voodoo Banshee.
> I believe that my Voodoo Banshee machine is running kernel
> 2.4.19 and that I am *not* using device-3dfx-source for
> anything.  device-3dfx-source appears to be an installed
> package, however, because libglide3 recommends it (and I use
> dselect).  libglide3 itself seems to be the crucial package
> without which the 3-D hardware acceleration won't work for
> Voodoo Banshee and Voodoo3.

You're right of course, device3dfx is only used for Glide2 and Mesa.
Glide3 uses the DRM/DRI interface in the kernel.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@bluecherry.net>            No conceit in my family
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