Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: 126 Changes To The Intel Driver + New VA Back-End

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    14,644

    Default 126 Changes To The Intel Driver + New VA Back-End

    Phoronix: 126 Changes To The Intel Driver + New VA Back-End

    Intel's Chris Wilson released xf86-video-intel 2.16.902 over the weekend, which brings 126 changes since the last release candidate less than three weeks ago. There's also a new VA-API video acceleration back-end to report on...

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

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    193

    Default Encoding support?

    This was mentioned a while ago for sandy bridge, but I guess it's still on the to-do list. Having it would be really awesome.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    6,615

    Default

    There are test apps included, but those have been slower than x264 fastest profile when i tested it with an i7-2600.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    1,378

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Kano View Post
    There are test apps included, but those have been slower than x264 fastest profile when i tested it with an i7-2600.
    Are you sure it was using the "dsp"? Did you happen to notice if the cpu usage was lower while encoding? Also, how did the result look?

    Best/Liam

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    15

    Default h264 vaapi acceleration for gm45

    Is it ready yet?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    684

    Default

    This looks like it will be a great release.

    Will the new SNA architecture benefit older chips? For example the intel ironlake graphics I have on my laptop, its on die graphics like sandybridge and only 1 generation older.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •