(UVD RS780 first impression)

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Aug 26 20:40:39 PDT 2014

On 26.08.2014 23:14, Stefan Lange wrote:
> Hi,
> first of all: Thanks a lot for putting effort into this sort of ancient
> hardware, I'm really surprised in a very positive way to see open source
> UVD support happen on old R600 GPUs. I gave the recently posted patches
> a shot an here is my first impression:
> Kernel from uvd-r600-release branch compiles and boots fine
> (I also included the 3.16.1 and Con Kolivas' ck/BFS patch as well, I
> hope that was OK; I could give it a try without modifications as well,
> if that would help.)
> Mesa with the posted patch applied also compiled fine
> First tests with mplayer were not so successful, unfortunately:
> I tried "big buck bunny" with both software and hardwarde decoding.
> Software looks OK (as expected). Hardware decoding seems to work,
> mplayer doesn't complain and CPU usage also goes down significantly, the
> resulting image is distorted, however.
> I tried to get a screen shots to illustrate the issue, see attachment.
> Looks like part of the top is found at the bottom, and look sort of like
> an interlaced image.

Sounds like you're missing 

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |                  http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer

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