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Bug#185207: XFree86 problems with 3dfx Voodoo3 on a Performa6400



On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 10:34:07PM +0100, S?ren Ils?e wrote:
> I have difficulties starting gdm in Debian Linux with my Performa 6400 and a
> 3dfx Voodoo3 2000 cards. I have tried a lot of different settings, but none
> works. The screen blanks a few number of times while attempting to start the
> X system, but finally it fails and give up, and return to text mode (which
> works fine)
> 
> The text screen behaviour changes when I change the colour depth. Either it
> changes colors, or the text gets distorted or become glyphs...
> 
> I have attached the XF86Config-4 file and the log file.
> 
> I hope you can help me, or can fix the problem. Searching the net has not
> helped me. I have tried many different suggestions, but none seems to solve
> the problem.

I don't know that the tdfx driver actually works on PowerPC.  I
recommend contacting the debian-powerpc mailing list and seeing if you
can find anyone who has configured this card successfully.

http://lists.debian.org/debian-powerpc/

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G. Branden Robinson                |
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