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

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


Hi,

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

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