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Re: [opensuse] Graphics for MythTV streams
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:56:23 +0200
  • Message-id: <nimpi7$r2t$>
Felix Miata wrote:

Per Jessen composed on 2016-06-01 13:51 (UTC+0200):
It works wonders for playing HDTV streams from mythtv. On a somewhat
modern Intel CPU. Without it, HDTV is generally impossible. YMMV.
More modern CPUs might be better, dunno. A lot of HPC is done on
GPUs these days, so they're good for something.

I got lost trying to figure out what "it" is. Is it vaapi? If so, is
it enough simply to have vaapi-tools installed?

"it" = video hardware acceleration.

Yes, if you have Intel Graphics, vaapi-tools should be enough. Then run
vainfo from a konsole, and it'll tell you.

Per Jessen, Zürich (21.2°C) - dedicated server rental in Switzerland.

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