devg-banshee.so

Graphics driver for 3dfx Voodoo chipsets

Syntax:

io-graphics -d banshee.so [option[,option...]] ... &

Runs on:

x86

Options:

For the io-graphics options that you can use with this driver, see io-graphics.

Description:

The devg-banshee.so driver provides accelerated 2D support for the specified graphics chipsets.

Supported chipsets

Acceleration features

Feature Provision
Solid fills Yes
Pattern fills Yes
Onscreen blitting Yes
Offscreen blitting Yes
Chroma-keyed blitting Yes
Alpha blending No
Raster OPs Full
Bitmaps Yes

Video Overlay/Scaler support

Feature Provision
YUV formats Yes (packed and planar)
RGB formats Yes (RGB 565)
Up scaling Yes
Down scaling No

Other features

Feature Provision
Hardware Cursor Yes
TV Out No
Video capture Yes (Voodoo3 3500 TV)
DPMS (power saving) Yes

Resolution and refresh support

Display size (pixels): Refresh rate (Hz): Color depth (bits per pixel):
640x480 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
800x600 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1024x768 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1152x864 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1280x800 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1280x1024 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1440x900 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32
1600x1200 60, 70, 75, 85 8, 16, 24, 32

Note: On Voodoo4 and Voodoo5 cards, some resolutions and refresh rates appear incorrectly.

Files:

This driver needs the following at run time:

libffb.so
Software rasterization library

See also:

crttrap, devgt-iographics, io-graphics