Hardware video decoding question
#1
Well, my PBP (ANSI) arrived yesterday! Smile

It's been great fun to use so far -- I've even updated the keyboard and trackpad firmware (after finding an external keyboard after step 1 and a panicked moment), then discovered that my 5V power supply seems to be dead -- so I am borrowing a 3A USB power supply with a USB A to C cable and charging (sloooowly - about 1% an hour) through USB-C.

So - to my question - I've been reading that there are some kernel options to enable VPU decoding, but they don't seem to be configured with the kernel that shipped with the unit (or, rather, then one the Mr.Fixit script updated me to).  Is this still an important step in maximizing performance?  If so, what are the best next steps?

SGx2
#2
This is also a thing that I'd like to know a little more about, as I read in the PBP wiki that there are certain kernel options regarding hardware decoding, however I don't know whether they're enabled by default or not. I think in general it would be nice to have a wiki section about performance optimisation for the PBP, which would be a great help for users that are looking into daily-ing their PBPs.


Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  U-Boot, video console, and visual artifacts dsimic 20 9,240 07-08-2022, 03:29 AM
Last Post: Tazdevl
  Kdenlive or other video editing software?? SuttonWillow 4 2,376 05-26-2022, 09:11 PM
Last Post: IsraelRobinson
Question USB-C Video Out Issue dev 2 688 02-08-2022, 07:28 PM
Last Post: dev
  Wont charge when powered off, and update question pineymousepad 7 2,286 12-11-2021, 09:50 PM
Last Post: pineymousepad
  Hardware problems with PineBook Pro James Good 7 5,089 07-09-2021, 12:24 PM
Last Post: moonwalkers
  Video : Review of the PineBook Pro with Armbian NicoD-SBC 1 1,361 07-06-2021, 10:10 PM
Last Post: tllim
  Pinebook Pro not powering on when eMMC hardware switch is off vgrimaldi 2 1,557 06-29-2021, 05:19 AM
Last Post: KC9UDX
  HArdware issues while charging user18130814200115 2 1,646 05-01-2021, 04:13 AM
Last Post: gabeeg
  Video Editing Is Possible On The PineBook Pro! ImmyChan 8 2,766 04-01-2021, 09:27 PM
Last Post: dsimic
  Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Chromium. Nobot 13 13,013 03-12-2021, 10:46 AM
Last Post: spikerguy

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)