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  • caligula
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    Originally posted by polarathene View Post

    What's wrong with video decoding? I've been wanting to get a Pi and try out Kodi in future, Kodi on the Pi would be pretty neat too if possible. I thought with all the VC4 work being reported it'd handle video playback just fine? Is that not the case?
    There's already Kodi on Pi. It just uses blobs.

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  • daemon32
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    Originally posted by polarathene View Post

    What's wrong with video decoding? I've been wanting to get a Pi and try out Kodi in future, Kodi on the Pi would be pretty neat too if possible. I thought with all the VC4 work being reported it'd handle video playback just fine? Is that not the case?
    Currently, there's no way to get decoded frames to the framebuffer.
    I've been watching this issue for any changes to that.

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  • polarathene
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    Originally posted by caligula View Post
    So, is it soon possible to run Kodi on free RasPi driver stack? Is the video decoding still missing?
    What's wrong with video decoding? I've been wanting to get a Pi and try out Kodi in future, Kodi on the Pi would be pretty neat too if possible. I thought with all the VC4 work being reported it'd handle video playback just fine? Is that not the case?

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  • caligula
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    So, is it soon possible to run Kodi on free RasPi driver stack? Is the video decoding still missing?

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  • phoronix
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    Raspberry Pi VC4 DRM Driver Gets HDMI CEC Patches

    Phoronix: Raspberry Pi VC4 DRM Driver Gets HDMI CEC Patches

    While the Raspberry Pi has offered HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) support via libCEC, now when using the VC4 DRM kernel driver it will be possible to make use of HDMI CEC...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...MI-CEC-Patches
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