[svlug] Debian and the Voodoo3 2000 3dfx video

Erik Steffl steffl at bigfoot.com
Sun Nov 9 23:50:28 PST 2003


On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 14:06, Karl Larsen wrote:
> 	Using grep 3dfx Contents-i386 I find that Debian does have the 
> drivers for this video card on a normal debian system. It appears that 
> the install program is unable to identify this video card. 
> 
> 	It may be possible to tell the installer to look for this video 
> card but I have no idea how to do it.

  apart from the packages other post suggested to install make sure that
in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 you have the video card defined correctly,
here's what I had for voodoo 3:

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "3Dfx Voodoo3"
        Driver          "tdfx"
EndSection

	erik





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