Broadcom Crystal HD Improvements Under Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 2 May 2011 at 02:54 AM EDT. 10 Comments
For those that use the Broadcom Crystal HD adapters for video acceleration under Linux, their open-source driver has received a number of improvements just recently.

These community-driven improvements include support for down-scaling of decoded video frames, support for packed b-frames with DiVX/XViD, and better support for the Broadcom 70012 ASIC.

These improvements are talked about in this blog post.
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