[vdr] HD PCIe boards

Igor goga777 at bk.ru
Wed Apr 9 18:50:39 CEST 2008


> > It seams the first hardware capable of MPEG 2 and
> > H.264 encoding and decoding at 1080p full HD
> > resolution, will be from Toshiba, look here:
> >
> > http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/04/08/tosh_samples_spursengine/
> >   
> It says it does H264 decoding and *encoding* ?
> IMHO that means that this HW is very ahead of current technology or/and 
> very expensive.

there's other bottleneck in Linux

- no any information about LInux drivers for this card, 
- the Linux VAAPI for hardware video acceleration is not finish yet
- no any Linux software (ffmpeg and players) that can support hardware video decoding

Igor



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