Gallium3D OpenMAX Adds Headless Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Mesa on 8 November 2015 at 08:48 PM EST. 11 Comments
Thanks to work done by AMD, the Gallium3D "OMX" OpenMAX state tracker will now support headless operation for video decoding/encoding/transcoding.

Up to now an X.Org Server has needed to be active to support the OMX state tracker with video encoding/decoding/transcoding, but thanks to the improvements that landed this Sunday in Git, there's support for using it on headless systems.

The support landed with this commit after adding DRM support to the other Gallium3D components to provide this functionality without a running X.Org Server.
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