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  • xf86-video-intel 2.3.0 Released

    Phoronix: xf86-video-intel 2.3.0 Released

    Having been in development for a few months now and going through a couple development releases, version 2.3.0 of the xf86-video-intel driver has been released. The 2.3 release represents Intel's Q2'08 open-source driver update and the biggest change is the addition of XvMC (X-Video Motion Compensation) support for the Intel 915/945 IGPs...

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    945GM and XvMC

    945GM and XvMC doesn't work correctly :

    Mail from Zhenyu Wang :

    yeah, sorry for this, current xvmc performance on 945G is poor, because
    it still allocate macro block in system memory and copy it to graphics
    memory later for hardware decode each frame. And there might be other
    penalty path in final decoded frame rendering onto screen.

    And OSD requires xvmc subpicture feature which is still lacking in intel
    xvmc implement. I hope to handle these before next stable release.