[svlug] Debian and the Voodoo3 2000 3dfx video

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Mon Nov 10 08:22:23 PST 2003

On Sun, 9 Nov 2003, Erik Steffl wrote:

> 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 
>   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

	When I learned how to install Debian, after the base install 
when it asked to select a video card I saw "tdfx" as being the closest 
to the right one. 

	And to my pleasure it worked fine!

> 	erik

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