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The Linux 3Dfx HOWTO

Bernd Kreimeier (

Version 1.18i of 28. February 1998

This document describes 3Dfx graphics accelerator chip support for Linux. It lists some supported hardware, describes how to configure the drivers, and answers frequently asked questions. THIS HOWTO IS OUTDATED! See for more recent info, and use for inquiries.

1. Introduction

2. Graphics Accelerator Technology

3. Installation

4. Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

5. FAQ: Requirements?

6. FAQ: Voodoo Graphics (tm)? 3Dfx?

7. FAQ: Glide? TexUS?

8. FAQ: Glide and XFree86?

9. FAQ: OpenGL/Mesa?

10. FAQ: But Quake?

11. FAQ: Troubleshooting?

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