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Re: PCI video card on SGI O2

Subject: Re: PCI video card on SGI O2
From: Alan Cox <>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 16:30:10 +0100
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> I agree the Voodoo 1 should work. The issue here is that I can compile in
> tdfx character support for the kernel and still have it boot, but can't
> boot with tdfx framebuffer support on the O2 for some reason. With just
> character support lspci IDs the card
> 00:03.0 PCI VGA compatible controller: ...

That isn't a Voodoo 1 if it reports PCI VGA compatible controller. What
PCI ident values does it show. Also the tdfx framebuffer is for the later
chips not the Voodoo1 or Voodoo2 - they use sstfb.

It looks like your card is something else - a Banshee or Rush perhaps ?

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