LINUXGAMES

Glide Updates

February 25th, 2000 by Crusader

Joseph Kain of 3dfx passed along the following two Linux Glide updates:

Voodoo Banshee/3 Announcement

There are new Glide releases for Voodoo Banshee, and Voodoo3available. This Glide release is for use with the stand alone(non-DRI) based drivers. These drivers should be used in conjunctionwith XFree86 3.x.

This new release has the following bug fixes:

  • Initialization sequence now properly initializes X connection
    • This fixes level restart problems in MythII
    • This fixes resolution changes in UnrealTournament

The files Glide_V3-2.60-15.i386.rpm and Glide_V2-2.60-15.i386.glibc2.0.rpmare now available on the following page:
http://linux.3dfx.com/open_source/download/voodoo3_banshee.htm

Please follow the instructions on the above pages to install thesepackages.

If you experience any difficulty installing any of these driver pleasedirect your questions to the USENET newsgroup 3dfx.glide.linux.Again note that these releases do NOT work with the DRI/XFree86 4.0

Voodoo Graphics Announcement

There is a new Glide release for Voodoo Graphics available.

The new release has the following bug fixes and features:

  • Shutdown sequence now properly shuts down all Voodoo boards.
    • This may fix problems experienced in restarting the video in some games.
  • New library naming convention
    • libglide2x.so –> libglide.so.2
      compatibility symlinks are provided.

The files Glide_VG-2.46-5.i386.rpm and Glide_VG-2.46-5.i386.glibc2.0.rpmare now available on the following page:
http://linux.3dfx.com/open_source/download/voodoo_graphics.htm

Please follow the instructions on the above pages to install thesepackages.

If you experience any difficulty installing any of these driver pleasedirect your questions to the USENET newsgroup 3dfx.glide.linux.

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