[vdr] uvd2 support in Linux fro Radeon HD 4000 series

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Sun Nov 2 12:53:05 CET 2008


On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 10:25:04AM +1000, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> On 2 Nov 2008, at 07:19, Goga777 wrote:
> > AMD's X-Video Bitstream Acceleration
> > http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=amd_xvmc_xvba&num=1
> I see no mention on the mplayer mailing list about AMDXvBA. Are there  
> actual users that can confirm that (insert codec X here) playback is  
> indeed fully accelerated with these cards?

As faar, as I have understood it, full acceleration for H264/VC-1 is not
working right now. Mplayer/Xine and/or ffmpeg needs to be rewritten to be
able to use XvBA.

What is working is XvMC with XvBA. But you will only get MPEG2
acceleration with it.

Regards, Artem

Artem Makhutov
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