Re: More Voodoo Graphics
On 4 Jan 2003, Dennis Krinke wrote:
> I have a Diamond Monster 3d 4Mb Voodoo graphics card.
> I used to use it with SuSE 6.4 and xfree86 3.3.6. and
> could play tuxracer and bzflag.
> Since I upgraded to xfree86 4, I have not been able to
> configure the voodoo(1) graphics chipset.
> I am running debian testing, xfree86 4.2.1 and
> kernel 2.4.18-k6. The pertinent packages are:
> If I try tuxracer, I get the extreme slow response
> characteristic of software 3D.
> I have tried using the kernel module sstfb.o :
> * linux/drivers/video/sstfb.c -- voodoo graphics frame buffer
> * $Id: sstfb.c,v 188.8.131.52 2001/08/29 01:30:37 ghoz Exp $
> with some success.
> I have one monitor connected to my S3 2D video card,
> and a second monitor connected to the voodoo 3D card.
> According to the sstfb README, I should load sstfb with:
> insmod sstfb.o but this gives the error:
> sstfb.o: unresolved symbol fbcon_cfb16_R1b46d337
> But modprobe sstfb.o loads the module and
> lsmod gives:
> Module Size Used by
> sstfb 10836 126
> fbcon-cfb16 3880 0 [sstfb]
I am not sure, but this module seems to be a framebuffer driver or
something like this and will therefore not work with xfree.
Have a look at http://www.xfree86.org/4.2.1/glide.4.html. It might be what
you are looking for.