[Intel-gfx] Recommended driver version for Intel 915 GM
gordon.jin at intel.com
Wed Jan 6 17:24:41 PST 2010
Paul Menzel wrote on Thursday, January 07, 2010 7:57 AM:
> Dear list,
> on the page for the Intel 2009Q4 graphics package  it is written in
> the *Beyond TODO list* that >XvMC is disabled on 915G/GM for KMS:
> bug#23012 .< .
> And in bug #23012  the following is stated by haihao >won't support
> xvmc on 915 under KMS< .
> I own an ASUS Eee PC 701 4G which is driven by an Intel 915GM chipset.
> What driver version do I need to use to get the best possible, i. e.
> can use Intel 915GM hardware acceleration best, result for playing
> back video files.
We recommend the latest release, as usual.
We don't see playing video with xvmc gets advantage compared with xv on 915, so we decided not to take additional effort to implement it for KMS.
Do you really see benifit of xvmc? If you insist to use xvmc, you can try 2009Q3 release with KMS disabled.
>  http://intellinuxgraphics.org/2009Q4.html
>  https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23012
>  https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23012#c2
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