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Kickstarter: Allwinner VPU support in the official Linux kernel
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Free Electrons (now Bootlin :/) have started a Kickstarter to fund the development/integration of Allwinner's VPU (Video Processing Unit) into the mainline Linux kernel, more information here...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/boo...nux-kernel
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Nice! 32 Euro it is.
  If you manage to click this link you'll join in the IRC channel
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Backed with 16 Euro.
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The company is over, and I wonder if there is any good news for pine64+ owners? Are we gonna be able to watch video on Linux?
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(10-23-2018, 03:34 AM)bunkerWHz Wrote: The company is over, and I wonder if there is any good news for pine64+ owners? Are we gonna be able to watch video on Linux?

Hi bunkerWHz,

Even the campaign is finished, the main things has been done, but they said they will try to finish A64 and H5 support to end of 2018.

More information:
https://bootlin.com/blog/allwinner-vpu-s...e-week-37/
https://bootlin.com/blog/final-weekly-st...u-support/

- gamiee
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(10-23-2018, 03:34 AM)bunkerWHz Wrote: The company is over, and I wonder if there is any good news for pine64+ owners? Are we gonna be able to watch video on Linux?

Here are some newer developments support for the A64 is talked about at the end.

https://bootlin.com/blog/allwinner-vpu-s...us-update/
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