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    Default NVIDIA Helping Nouveau With Video Decoding

    Phoronix: NVIDIA Helping Nouveau With Video Decoding

    While it isn't in the form of any complete documentation, a NVIDIA engineer has begun answering questions by the open-source Nouveau driver developers about video decoding with their H.264 engine...

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

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    OK, that's a first. I'm quite surprised by this.

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    It's about damn time nVidia actually contributed to nouveau.

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    I think it's hilarious that some people have started believing that Nvidia "has finally caught up with AMD". I mean, it is by all means very commendable that Nvidia stopped completely ignoring Noveau, but please don't compare their "here, have a magic register value" once in a month to AMD which fully employs engineers working on Mesa/Gallium3D.

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