[oclug] XFree86 4.0.2
Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at storm.ca
Sat Mar 3 21:32:29 EST 2001
On Sat, Mar 03, 2001 at 08:13:20PM -0500, Fred Brown wrote:
> I download the latest XFree86 and installed it on SuSE linux 7.0. Since
> then OpenGL is lost and Netscape fails.
> I upgraded my version of XFree86 in an attempt to get my Voodoo3 3000
> working. The atlantis test screen saver worked but test3Dfx would freeze
> after it was run (in XFree 4.0). From another list I learned that one
> person got their Voodoo3 running under XFree86 4.0.2 while another under
> XFree 3.3.6 (but failed under XFree 4.0 which comes with SuSE 7.0). When I
> try XFree86 3.x using sax, the Xserver fails completely. The whole purpose
> of the exercise is to get the Flight Gear flight simulator off the ground.
> What should I do with the Xserver? Any thoughts on how to get the Voodoo 3
> 3000 working? I've spent enough time that even the name of good Linux shop
> that might fix this would be appreciated. ;)
I'm using a Voodoo 3 2000, with X 4.0.2. I'm using the tdfx module. I
haven't tried the test3Dfx, but I was just playing quake-x11 with no problems.
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at storm.ca>
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