Bug#185207: XFree86 problems with 3dfx Voodoo3 on a Performa6400
Actually, the voodoo3 2000 he's talking about is a reflashed PC voodoo3
PCI card. I have one of these.
What happened is this: before 3dfx made Mac V4 and V5 cards, they
offered a beta bios + beta MacOS9 drivers for their Voodoo3 series
(afaict they never made a v3 mac card - other companies did some stuff
with 3dfx V2 class hardware though). The bios is openfirmware of course.
Now, I haven't bothered to try this out yet with my oldworld beige G3
mac (I currently have a MAC Radeon PCI on that machine), but i don't see
why it wouldn't work (aside from the tdfx driver never being tested on
PPC hardware). If I do I'll be sure to let you know.
(By the way: any idea if using this card as a second head with
openfirmware bios on PC hardware would work? IIRC, it needs to be
softbooted, so it probably relies on x86 bios.)