Re: Why is Device3Dfx driver (voodoo1/2) not in the kernel?

James Simmons (
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 10:36:53 -0700 (PDT)

> Certain hardware isnt
> totally user safe (not on the extremes of the voodoo1 here) and the drivers
> do small amounts of work to stop abuse.

The voodoo1 is really dangerous. I have locked my system many times.

> I firmly believe you can do X11 with 3D in windows, including partial
> occlusion of 3d windows on a 3dfx voodoo1 or voodoo2 card.

SGI has been doing it for a long long time.

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