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Re: 3d acceleartion

Mark Grieveson wrote:
Hello. Is it possible for me to enable 3d acceleration with the hardware I have? Right now, there is absolutely no 3d acceleration. I feel that if it was present, even though my hardware is old, I at least would be able to play PlanetPenguin-Racer (aka TuxRacer).

I have a Pentium III, 450 MHz system, running Debian Sarge with a 2.6.8-2-386 kernel image, 384 MB ram. My VGA compatible controller is ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage Pro AGP 1X/2X (rev 5c), which I believe is also known as Mach64, with 8 MB. So, is the name "3D Rage Pro" just a lie, to en*rage* me?

You're not going to find what you're looking for by default. Check out the following page on the status of Mach64 support.


If you're savvy enough, you could build it and get 3d support. Otherwise, you should pick up a newer video card that is already supported. Finding a supported 3d card shouldn't be very expensive. There's plenty of older HW that will work out of the box such as older radeons.

Jerry Quinn

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