What drivers support Xvmc?

Ville Syrjälä syrjala at sci.fi
Sat Sep 10 12:33:21 PDT 2005

On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 07:44:34AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > Is it only the Via/Unichrome, i810, and Savage drivers that
> > support Xvmc at this time?  Do any of the other hardware
> > platforms (Sis, Radeon, etc) have capabilities for Xvmc that
> > aren't exploited at this time?
> > 
> Only via and i810 have open support (not even sure i810 works anymore..)
> Nvidia binary drivers have closed support,
> Savage has a non-working implementation, and radeon has a 10% complete
> implementation on my PC... we don't have any documented radeon
> information on how to do video....  r128 would be capable of doing
> something as well...

AFAIK even older ATI chips should be able to accelerate XvMC. 3D Rage 
II+/IIC/LT/Pro/LT Pro do MC, Rage XL/XC/Mobility and Rage128 do MC+IDCT. 
Unfortunately ATI refused to give me mach64 MC docs when I asked them last 
December :(

Ville Syrjälä
syrjala at sci.fi

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