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

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 16:17:58 CEST 2014

>> 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.

Thanks Tom.  I have vdpau-va-gl installed.  How should I invoke
mplayer so that it is put to use?

- Grant

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