[vlc-devel] VDPAU output with OSS driver

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jul 16 09:51:20 CEST 2013

On Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:24:45 +0200, Android Jack <jackdroido at gmail.com>
> Hi, and thanks for the reply !
> Before forcing VDPAU as video output, I've already tried leave it to
> default "Automatic" and the option "Accelerated video output (Overlay)"
> checked (the old option --ffmpeg-hw is not present anymore), but the
> is that, after trying VDPAU it falls-back to xv,

That is as intended. Your VDPAU driver does not support I420 while your
XVideo driver does. Thus rendering through XVideo should be faster (not
necessarily fast enough, but still faster).

If you want to accelerate *decoding*, then it's `vlc --avcodec-hw=any'.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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