Bug 12360

Summary: Xvideo extension support in the framebuffer driver
Product: xorg Reporter: scottm
Component: Driver/fbdevAssignee: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: trivial    
Priority: lowest    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: Other   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description scottm 2007-09-08 08:52:03 UTC
I am curious of the situation regarding Xv support within the framebuffer driver.  My situation is that I have an accelerated framebuffer available (and am in the process of trying to patch/build xdirectfb for xorg-server 1.3.x.x )  Is Xv already in the xorg fbdev driver, planned, never?  I realise that a basic vesa kernel framebuffer is probably not capable of supporting this, but given the increasing number of accelerated kernel drivers.. If not, is xdirectfb my only other option?
Comment 1 Michel Dänzer 2007-09-13 10:12:15 UTC
The kernel fbdev userspace API doesn't expose any generic acceleration interface.

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