[MPlayer-users] Acceleration works in xbmc, not in mplayer

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 9 12:24:24 CEST 2014

On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM, Grant <emailgrant at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using a Gigabyte Brix 2807 and video is accelerated in xbmc with
> VAAPI but not in mplayer (or vlc).  What could I be missing?  I'm on
> Gentoo.

Hi Grant

mplayer doesn't support VAAPI, only VDPAU. There is a project,
vdpau-va-gl, which provides VDPAU support using a VAAPI backend, this
is then usable by mplayer to provide acceleration.



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