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tmanev

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Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« on: January 25, 2014, 12:08:46 PM »
Is there any player using hardware decoding of H.264 for A10 Lime or A20 boards in Debian ?


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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2014, 03:55:59 PM »
Not having looked at A10 software specifically, maybe the usual suspects:

VLC, Mplayer2, smplayer?

HTH
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tmanev

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 09:22:16 AM »
None of which working properly.

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 10:41:45 AM »
Linux on AW chips is WIP.  Much of the hardware is binary without doc.  Look at linux-sunxi site & ML if you wish to keep up with this.

Else, wait till it gets done.

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2014, 11:03:22 AM »
So Olimex advertise HD hardware encoding/decoding of which none is usable.....

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2014, 12:52:48 PM »
Hardware works I think and probably OK on Android.  If you want something else I advise to trawl net / join ML etc.

Do Olimex say it is available now on Debian?  I didn't see where they did...

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2014, 01:26:48 PM »
The hardware is probably ok :). But the software support for hardware decoding is not good for both android and debian. I cannot find good working HD decoding player. VLC is not working....

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2014, 04:00:38 PM »
So no Android tablet with the same CPU has hardware support like you want?  I find that hard to believe.

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2014, 05:21:02 PM »
Thank you for the reply! You were really helpful :)

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Re: Hardware decoding of H.264 in debian ?
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2014, 08:31:37 PM »
I don't mean to be unhelpful but:
1. Olimex are very clearly mainly a hardware company
2. if you want a Debian feature this is an odd place to ask
3. if you want it on Android there are tens of millions of tablets you could compare and get it from, if anywhere
4. or you could get any of the AW SDKs and go from there

John