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Re: device-specific "vdpau" support?

On Sat 29 Jun 2019 at 20:55:16 +0000, wrote:
> Supposedly it's even more efficient video decoding, but I didn't do a
> comparison (It would be pretty easy to do, since pkgsrc mesa does build

With the Linux I now have on my Pinebook, there are vdpau drivers for
the graphics chipset, but no "regular" acceleration. As a result, video
players can play 1080p videos perfectly, as long as you don't try to use
anything GUI-ish, because that is still slow as molasses...

That is the sort of difference it can make.

(Personally, I'd prefer the other way around, if I had to choose only

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