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  • V4L2 Support For DMA-BUF Will Come In Linux 3.8

    Phoronix: V4L2 Support For DMA-BUF Will Come In Linux 3.8

    The Linux 3.8 kernel that just officially entered development days ago will feature support with Video 4 Linux 2 (V4L2) for handling DMA-BUF buffer sharing...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI1MDc

  • #2
    Am I the only one who read L4D2?

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    • #3
      Let me point out how funny it is that the article talks about a driver passing on a buffer to a driver.

      Traditionally a driver has been what separates the front-end (software) from the physical implementation (hardware).

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      • #4
        Originally posted by r1348 View Post
        Am I the only one who read L4D2?
        i did same... cant wait for valve to start kick ass

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        • #5
          I read "Valve 4 Linux 2" at first.

          Although, I think what it actually is could make video conferencing/video editing better on Linux. Which we also definitely need

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          • #6
            Originally posted by gQuigs View Post
            Although, I think what it actually is could make video conferencing/video editing better on Linux. Which we also definitely need
            I think this is more about saving power on mobile devices than about what you seem to think...

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