intel atom support
sroland at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Sep 17 07:34:48 PDT 2008
On 17.09.2008 14:57, Carlos Ojea wrote:
> Hello dudes!
> My board has an intel SCH wich incorporates integrated graphics and
> video decode capabilities such as H.264.
> I am wondering if the X driver (now I know it exists!) makes use of
> that H.264 hardware decode capabilities so a media player could avoid
> making all the decoding by software.
Note that this can't work with XV. The driver (I don't think it would
live in the X driver though) would need to support an API designed for
offloading video decoding, hence intel's proposal of VAAPI
(http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/vaapi). And the video players of
course would need to support it too.
I don't think this stuff has materialized yet...
Your driver may support standard XV though for csc conversion/scaling.
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