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Re: Pinebook video playback

Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost> wrote:
>> On Nov 28, 2018, at 5:47 AM, Robert Swindells <rjs%fdy2.co.uk@localhost> wrote:
>> Has anyone been thinking about what we want to do about providing video
>> playback on the Pinebook ?
>> Someone has reverse engineered the Allwinner video engine:
>What's there to reverse-engineer?  Aren't they regular Mali GPUs in the
>Allwinner SoCs?

The Video Engine is separate from the Mali GPU, it just accelerates
stuff like MPEG decoding.

>I would think the documentation for these would be available from ARM.

There are other projects to reverse engineer the Mali GPU.

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