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08-13-2001, 03:18 PM
As a follow up to my posting below on the savage4+ card I installed, I was able to get it to run openGL programs. I had to lower the color setting to 256 colors, and my program and other demos run fine. If I set the color to 16 bit or higher, I get an invalid fault in S3MICD.DLL. Does this sound hardware or software related, or normal? Thanks from a rookie, Jim M

Rob The Bloke
08-13-2001, 04:22 PM
S3 is the manufacturer of the savage cards. You're lucky, I couldn't get a savage 4 to do openGL at all....

08-14-2001, 12:09 AM
The card is actually a Diamond Stealth III S540 PCI, which uses the savage4 pro chip. I just installed it on my machine, which is an older system, but I am not overly impressed with the video card, although I haven't really done much with it except trying to set up glut and start some very basic programs. Jim