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TDFX(4)		       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		       TDFX(4)

NAME
     tdfx -- Voodoo Graphics and VoodooII Memory Access	GLIDE device driver

SYNOPSIS
     device tdfx
     device tdfx_linux

DESCRIPTION
     This driver creates an entry in /dev that allows programs (mostly
     GLIDE-based software) to access the device	memory of the Voodoo Graphics
     and VoodooII 3D accelerators created by 3Dfx, Inc.	 This provides an
     interface for applications	based on the GLIDE API or that simply use the
     API provided by the linux /dev/3dfx device	to use the video device.

     Supports all cards	based on the following chipsets:

	   3Dfx	Voodoo Graphics
	   3Dfx	Voodoo II

     Specifically, the following cards should work:

	   Diamond Multimedia Monster 3D
	   Diamond Multimedia Monster 3D II

     Note that this driver does	not currently have support for the Voodoo Ban-
     shee, Voodoo3, Voodoo5, or	Voodoo6	based cards.  It also does not cur-
     rently support the	Voodoo Rush.  It also does not yet handle the SLI fea-
     ture of the Voodoo	II boards.  You	can only use each of them separately.

     By	including tdfx_linux, you can enable the linux ioctl code for this
     driver, where the only supported applications currently reside.

FILES
     /dev/3dfx	   Symlinked to	default	3dfx board
     /dev/3dfx*	   Character Device programming	interface

     /dev/voodoo   Mirrors of above interfaces
     /dev/voodoo*  (Some apps use /dev/voodoo)

HISTORY
     The tdfx driver appeared in FreeBSD 5.0, and was originally developed for
     Linux kernel 2.0.x, later written for 2.2.x and 2.4.x.

AUTHORS
     The driver	was developed by Coleman Kane <cokane@micro.ti.com> after the
     linux version of this driver by Darryll Straus, John Taylor, Jens Axboe,
     Carlo Wood	<carlo@alinoe.com> and Joseph Kain <joseph@3dfx.com> to	be
     directly compatible with it and support the many GLIDE based games	avail-
     able for Linux and	UNIX.

FreeBSD	Ports 11.2	       February	19, 2001	    FreeBSD Ports 11.2

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