RadeonSI Getting Fixed Up To Expose 10-bit VP9 Decode

Written by Michael Larabel in Radeon on 28 June 2019 at 07:21 AM EDT. 24 Comments
Newer AMD GPUs are capable of offering hardware accelerated decoding for 10-bit VP9 content, but that wasn't the case with the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver. Fortunately, a simple patch is pending to expose this support.

RadeonSI had been exposing 10-bit HEVC (H.265) decode, but a small check was left out for exposing 10-bit VP9 decode using the P016 format.

So now as soon as this patch is merged into Mesa 19.2, capable Radeon GPUs should be able to offer 10-bit VP9 decode.
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