intel atom support

Austin Yuan yuanshengquan at
Wed Sep 17 19:07:44 PDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 10:34 PM, Roland Scheidegger
<sroland at> wrote:
> 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
> ( 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.
As far as I know, Intel made vaapi driver and upper layer spliter a
reality, but I wonder if individuals have a chance to get them,
perhaps he can check

> Roland
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