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SubjectRe: Why is Device3Dfx driver (voodoo1/2) not in the kernel?
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> Does anyone know why the Device3Dfx kernel driver is not in the standard 
> kernel?

Because it lets anyone crash the machine by feeding a Voodoo1 garbage. To
get something like that into the kernel I suspect would involve

- Making sure glide is using the fifo
- Writing a parser for packet1-packet5 commands to verify they
are valid

then voodoo would be safe for user direct access.

Alan
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