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  • Intel To Have Their New Icelake Media Driver Ready For Pairing Nicely With Linux 5.1+

    Phoronix: Intel To Have Their New Icelake Media Driver Ready For Pairing Nicely With Linux 5.1+

    Intel has been developing a new Media Driver for the Video Acceleration API (VA-API) geared for Icelake "Gen 11" graphics hardware and future generations. For Icelake video encode there is new functionality that needs to be exposed in the kernel to user-space for use by the Intel media-driver and it looks like that user-space interface will be christened by the upcoming Linux 5.1 kernel...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...iver-Linux-5.1

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    so, ahh, Michael what's the encode/decode performance like on this new va-api driver compared to the existing va-api driver?

    I am hoping to see some perf vs power used vs cpu utilisation on any selection of Intel CPU's you can to run it against!

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