The state of mainline hardware decoding
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(10-07-2021, 05:26 PM)gusarg81 Wrote: What is not clear for me after read al this info: does decoding/encoding works with mainline kernel? (lets say, 5.13) or there is some progress about that subject? I insist yet with this board because is the only ARM one I have, and the only I will have like forever, since everything is way expensive right now in my country (Argentina) and I can't afford for a better board.

I've been able to achieve hardware decoding on mainline kernels and this newer ffmpeg fork: https://github.com/jernejsk/FFmpeg

All you need is the device tree changes to make the decoding nodes show up. I can help you getting that to work if you don't know how.

Hardware encoding isn't a thing yet, but there is work being done on it, though mostly on the rk3399 from what I understand.

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RE: The state of mainline hardware decoding - by CounterPillow - 10-09-2021, 02:32 PM

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