intel atom support

Carlos Ojea nuudoo at
Thu Sep 18 00:02:56 PDT 2008

Many thanks for pointing me in the right direction !
I will check to see if vaapi driver for US15W and a
video application using that driver are already made.

Thank you all,

2008/9/18 Austin Yuan <yuanshengquan at>:
> 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
> Austin
>> Roland
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