[SDL] Off-topic question, but important...

Phoenix Kokido kokido at postmark.net
Sat Apr 15 13:31:50 PDT 2000


I always thought that the VooDoo 4 would be like a less powerful
version of the 5, like the Banshees and VooDoo 3s.

Wesley Poole
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Dave wrote:

> Just saw an ad for Voodoo 5 though.  Anyone know what happened to four?
> Netscape did the same thing though 4(Old) - > 6(New).
> 
> Curious ain't it!!!?
> Dave
> 
> On Sat, 15 Apr 2000, Ryan Wahle wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Well, I have a Voodoo Banshee AGP and it works fine, so it should for you
> > too... I was told that linux currently treats a AGP device exactly like a
> > pci device, so it should work with everything..
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Fri, 14 Apr 2000, Nicholas Vining wrote:
> > 
> > > Alright... so I'm getting new 3D hardware, and upgrading from my poor
tired
> > > crapped out Voodoo Graphics. Now, I'm positive that a Voodoo 3 is the
way to
> > > go... but my question is, do the Linux 3D drivers (Glide/whatever) use
AGP,
> > > or does no such beast exist... a position which would mean that I'd
just be
> > > better off getting a PCI Voodoo3 rather than the more expensive AGP
ones?
> > > 
> > > I hate shopping for hardware... I always end up confused. I deal in
> > > software, damnit!
> > > 
> > > Nicholas
> > > -----------------------------------
> > > Nicholas Vining         "So what're we going to do tonight, Brain?"
> > > vining at pacificcoast.net "The same thing we do every night, Pinky,
> > > icq: 20872003            world domination through Linux."
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 



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