RS780/780G hardware decoding support?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Sun Jul 27 10:49:58 PDT 2008

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 9:55 PM, Corbin Simpson
<mostawesomedude at> wrote:
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> alex wrote:
>> Guys, any intermediate plans for hardware mpeg2/h.264 decoding in radeonhd?
>> Thanks.
> Yes and no.
> Yes, XvMC is in Gallium, and when we do a Gallium driver, it'll be
> supported. This will also apply to xf86-video-ati.
> No, the UVD (Unified Video Decoder) is not going to have documentation
> released, and as far as I know, nobody is interested in
> reverse-engineering it at the moment.

Well, we might be able to release UVD info, we might not, it's looking
like not, but we haven't had time to go through the documentation yet
to be able to say for sure.  The r6xx/r7xx 3D review has taken more
time than expected.


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