Question about X on the arm's.

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at
Tue Nov 29 07:40:45 UTC 2016

On 11/28/16 07:58 PM, Antoine Martin wrote:
> Even 100mbit is perfectly usable for remote access provided you use the
> right tools and make some sacrifices. FYI: 4K at 60 "fits" in H264 ~60Mbps.
> But again, as I said above, just don't expect to handle fullscreen video
> on arm where *we* don't support hardware H264 decoding. (though other
> tools might)

But we're talking the X11 protocol, not H264.  X11 doesn't compress video
at all - you need an external proxy to do that, and since LBX support was
dropped from the X server years ago, that leaves ssh X forwarding with
compression, or picking an alternate protocol such as VNC or RDP.

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at
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