[mythtv-users] vdpau - more than just decoding?
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 20:01:54 UTC 2009
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 12:57 PM, jansenj <jansenj+myth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> VDPAU is nothing more than a hardware decoder. There is indication that
>> decoded 'textures' can be pulled back to the system after decoding, but
>> something else will still have to be used for encoding.
> Is the CUDA api available in linux that someone conceptually would be able
> to do this at some point?
Yes, CUDA is available in linux. However, writing encoders and
decoders is outside the project aim, those are all inherited from
ffmpeg's libavcodec and libavformat. Until such a thing ends up
there, it's doubtful one would see it in Myth.
>> Deinterlace filters are run on the GPU, rather than the video decoder, and
>> the x400 cards are too slow for the more complex filters.
> I'm not sure what you're referring to here with x400. 400Mhz clocked core?
x is a variable that is equal to 8 or 9. 8400, 9400.
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