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Re: 3dfx Banshee installation

you're close, me thinks.  take a look here:

it's a step-by-step write-up i did of how i got my voodoo3 board working,
with the help of this list.


On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Stephen Joynt wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm relatively new to linux, so please excuse the
> naivety.
> I've recently installed potato, and I'm trying to add
> support for my 3dfx Voodoo Banshee card. I've found
> the 3dfx device driver on the CD and installed it, but
> it seems to need to be compiled into the kernel. So I
> found and installed the kernel source (v. 2.2.17), and
> unzipped it into /usr/src/kernel-source-2.2.17, and
> added a symlink from /usr/src/linux. All ok so far.
> But I then tried doing a "make-kpkg modules_image"
> from there (this was from the instructions
> somewhere... in /usr/share/doc/device3dfx I think),
> and there was an error - no .config file.
> Searching further, I eventually ran "make menuconfig",
> which created the .config file. So I ran make-kpkg
> again, and this time it says I'm missing a file
> "modversions.h".
> On a hunch I installed the kernel-headers-2.2.17
> package, which seems to have the file in it, but since
> it installs into /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.2.17, it
> doesn't seem to be visible when I try to make from the
> /usr/src/linux dir.
> Can anyone help me? Is there something obvious I'm
> missing?
> thanks,
> - Steve.
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> http://yallara.cs.rmit.edu.au/~joynt/
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