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Samsung Developer Posts VA-API Support For Nouveau
Interestingly too, these patches come from a Samsung developer at his official email address. Julien Isorce of Samsung sent out the eight patches today for adding support for VA-API to Nouveau.
The patch series explains, "Currently nouveau does not support chunk decoding which is required to support st/va. The following patches refactor nouveau_vp3_bsp and nvc0_decoder_bsp in order to implement pipe_video_codec::begin_frame/decode_bitstream/end_frame. So that decode_bitstream can be call multiple times between each begin/end."