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  • phoronix
    started a topic Features Coming For The VLC 2.1 Media Player

    Features Coming For The VLC 2.1 Media Player

    Phoronix: Features Coming For The VLC 2.1 Media Player

    The VLC 2.1 media player update is due out in the coming weeks and with it will come several new features for the open-source program...

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

  • GreatEmerald
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    Originally posted by Chewi View Post
    Aha! So I was missing a symlink. After pointing r600_drv_video.so to vdpau_drv_video.so, I get...
    You don't even need a symlink, the file it looks for is defined by environment variables. You can just export it in init scripts.

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  • Awesomeness
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    Originally posted by pandev92 View Post
    nvidia gt 670 run perfectly, without it, 25% cpu, with it, 13%.
    Even my ancient laptop uses only 3% CPU with proper VDPAU.

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  • Chewi
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    Originally posted by GreatEmerald View Post
    How about vainfo?
    Code:
    $ vainfo
    libva info: VA-API version 0.33.0
    libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0
    libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib64/va/drivers/r600_drv_video.so
    libva info: va_openDriver() returns -1
    vaInitialize failed with error code -1 (unknown libva error),exit
    
    $ ls /usr/lib64/va/drivers
    nvidia_drv_video.so  s3g_drv_video.so  vdpau_drv_video.so
    Aha! So I was missing a symlink. After pointing r600_drv_video.so to vdpau_drv_video.so, I get...

    Code:
    $ vainfo
    libva info: VA-API version 0.33.0
    libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0
    libva info: Trying to open /usr/lib64/va/drivers/r600_drv_video.so
    libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_0_33
    libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0
    vainfo: VA-API version: 0.33 (libva 1.1.1)
    vainfo: Driver version: Splitted-Desktop Systems VDPAU backend for VA-API - 0.7.4
    vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
          VAProfileMPEG2Simple            :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileMPEG2Main              :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileH264Baseline           :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileH264Main               :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileH264High               :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileVC1Simple              :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileVC1Main                :	VAEntrypointVLD
          VAProfileVC1Advanced            :	VAEntrypointVLD
    Looks good. I don't have a Blu-ray to try it with just now.

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  • GreatEmerald
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    Originally posted by Thaodan View Post
    As far as I know. Is there a way to test it and be sure that it works?
    How about vainfo?

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  • pandev92
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    Originally posted by mark45 View Post
    Neither for me.
    Probably it works only for amd/intel users, or for intel only.
    nvidia gt 670 run perfectly, without it, 25% cpu, with it, 13%.

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  • Thaodan
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    Originally posted by Awesomeness View Post
    Has that thing ever worked for anybody? At least for me it didn't.
    As far as I know. Is there a way to test it and be sure that it works?

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  • mark45
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    Originally posted by Awesomeness View Post
    Has that thing ever worked for anybody? At least for me it didn't.
    Neither for me.
    Probably it works only for amd/intel users, or for intel only.

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  • Awesomeness
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    Originally posted by Thaodan View Post
    It already supports libva so just use libva-vdpau
    Has that thing ever worked for anybody? At least for me it didn't.

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  • Thaodan
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    Originally posted by Awesomeness View Post
    That is what we IT experts refer to as a bug. VDPAU decoding is (IIRC according to a videolan.org forum post) still declared experimental in 2.1.0 and will be off by default.
    It already supports libva so just use libva-vdpau

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