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Re: Bug#255270: xfree86: libglide3 has now ia64 and amd64 support

[Apolgies for the big CC -- I have no idea who's subscribed to which
lists.  I'm reading this via <255270@bugs.debian.org>.]

On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 02:48:54PM +1000, Duraid Madina wrote:
> Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> >On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 05:43:06AM +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> >
> >>Could someone with an amd64, ia64 or alpha (I'll take care of i386)
> >>and a 3Dfx card with any of the following chipsets:
> >>
> >>	Voodoo Banshee, Voodoo 3, Voodoo 4 or Voodoo 5
> I put a PCI voodoo 3 in this ia64 box (HP zx6000) and it failed (hard - 
> the BIOS hung). I very much doubt the other voodoo cards would work, 
> unless they have firmware that _doesn't_ set the "I'm a VGA card" PCI bits.
> Anyhow, let this be a warning to anyone else crazy enough to try....

I wonder if it would be possible to run such a card as the secondary card.

Or would the problem you describe happen anyway, even with an
IA64(EFI?)-friendly video card also in the machine?

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