3

No 3d acceleration on a S3 Twister K even though the driver has it.

view full story
linux-howto

http://forums.opensuse.org – I have a quite old laptop with a S3 Twister K which correspond to a ProSavage KN133 so the savage driver gets used. This chip is far from a powerhouse, but it can move enough textured polygons to run even UT2003 with decent speed (back then when the first demo got released on windows). According to the manual page, the linux driver can provide 2d and 3d acceleration. I don't know if the 2d is working, but 3d acceleration is definitely not working. "glxgears" gives the dreaded " WARNING: Direct Rendering is NOT enabled" and the gears crawl accordingly. (Distributions)