Modular and the Unichrome forks.

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Thu Dec 22 13:40:37 PST 2005

On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 06:00:55PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > As for XvMC, you'll see that most people can't be bothered with it. Most 
> > people who buy IGP graphics just want their desktop to show up on 
> > whatever screen they use. But those people also barely ever make noise,
> There I must disagree. I know a lot of CLE266 users who are heavy users
> of the Xvmc layer. Its the only way to do digital TV with the standard
> digital TV cards and a CPU that slow. Thats the classic use of these
> little boxes in a graphical environment.

Not the least of whom are people running MythTV, for whom that
environment is very popular, and I believe XvMC is a dependency.

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