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LinuxPower: Configuring your Linux games for nVIDIA's XFree86 4.0 Drivers

Jul 09, 2000, 12:41 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Geoff Simmons)

"Ah, wonderful. You've got XFree86 4.0 and the latest nVIDIA drivers installed. All the direct rendering goodness that you need is now present and good-to-go."

"So what games can work with it?"

"As many 3D accelerated games available for Linux are written for OpenGL, most only require minor configuration changes to get them working with nVIDIA's latest Linux drivers."

"Most of the situations presented here are from games previously configured to run through Glide and Voodoo-specific builds of Mesa. I'm using a TNT2 card (specifically, a Diamond Viper V770), with nVIDIA's 0.93 Linux drivers, in each case."

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