Powerdvd running under linux
fgouget at free.fr
Wed Aug 29 21:08:14 CDT 2001
On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Robert Lowery wrote:
> Hi I have a graphics card with an SIS6326 chipset.
> Under Windows 98 (using PowerDVD), I get fantastic performance on my Pention
> 233MMX as it supports YUV->RGB, Motion Compensation and iDCT in hardware.
> This chipset is not currently supported under Linux.
> What do you think the chances are of PowerDVD working with hardware
> acceleration under WINE/WINEX?
Before the chipset is supported by Linux?
Once XFree86 provides XVideo support for your chipset (or even
better, the newer brand of XVideo, the one that also include motion
compensation, I don't remember the name), then you may get hardware
acceleration in Wine. But I think that currently DDraw does not support
hardware acceleration for these things. So it will probably require some
work on Wine too.
Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr http://fgouget.free.fr/
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