Digging Deeper Into AMD's UVD Code Drop
Phoronix: Digging Deeper Into AMD's UVD Code Drop
Yesterday it was exclusively announced on Phoronix that AMD was releasing open-source UVD code so that their open-source Linux graphics driver can finally benefit from GPU hardware-accelerated video playback. Here's some more details...
To blob or not to blob, that is the question
I am not afraid to admit that the totality of what has happened in the last two days is not totally 100% clear to me.
This UVD code drop, how open is open? Yesterday's announcement made it seem as if UVD is now out in the open once and for all. But here today, Michael is talking about microblobs.
Don't get me wrong, I think this is all great and I have nothing but love for what AMD has done, I'm just curious as to what these microblobs are for if UVD is now indeed open source material. Is that nothing more than the remaining Digital Rights Management garbage?