RS780/780G hardware decoding support?

Goga goga777 at
Sun Jul 27 13:05:43 PDT 2008

ok, there's problem with DRM and documentation for uvd. But why closed Catalist doesn't support UVD yet ?
and is there any plans to release the graphic chipset for motheboards like 780G but with UVD2 ?


> >> 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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