XvMC on savage

Dag Nygren dag at newtech.fi
Mon Jan 8 06:35:10 PST 2007

> On 1/8/07, Dag Nygren <dag at newtech.fi> wrote:
> >
> > > AFAIK there is no working XvMC for savage.
> >
> > I was afraid so. Have to go back to xorg 8.2 then, it works there.
> >
> XvMC has never been supported on savage chips.  S3 release some code
> years ago, but no one could get it to work and it only supported a
> subset of the twister/prosavage IGP chips.


It has worked here with my MythTV for about one year, until I some days ago
upgraded my OS, which forced Xorg 7.1.1 on me.

The CPU load increased by 40% (absolute) and the picture quality went down 
a bit.
The same thing happened with 8.2 without the XVMC part.


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