CNN is reporting that3dfx will be shutting down its Mexican video card plant in order to return to theiroriginalbusiness model of selling chipsets to third-party card manufacturers (which is how arch-rival NVIDIA also operates).In the past, 3dfx-based cards were offered by Canopus,Creative Labs, Diamond Multimedia, and others;it is currently unknown which companies will offer 3dfx boards thistime around. Furthermore, there has not yet been any indication as to how this will affect Linux driverdevelopment and support from 3dfx.
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