From: Brian O'Donoghue (cout at domain eircom.net)
Date: Fri 05 Oct 2001 - 20:46:20 IST
hrmmm do you have Xine + Css module?
Would you believe that using a 1.4ghz cpu my DVD has better support in linux
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Kelly" <longword at domain esatclear.ie>
To: <ilug at domain linux.ie>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 6:59 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Adventure with ATI All-in-Wonder
> Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> > Now I gotta get the TV tuner working and DVD.
> Check out gatos for the ATI TV/video input support.
> > Can a hardware decoder be
> > used in linux or is it only software decoding with libcss??
> You don't have a hardware decoder as such. You have hardware assisted
> decoding. XFree86 has an XVideo extension which allows video hardware
> drivers to expose some of that functionality - currently colourspace
> conversion ("YUV" from MPEGs to the RGB that video cards use) and
> hardware scaling. They're working on adding Motion Compensation support
> All the video card will ever do is accelerate MPEG playback. It won't do
> DVD stuff as such. You need software, such as Xine, Mplayer, or Ogle, to
> decrypt the files from the DVD, split out the video from the audio,
> and decode/playback the video and audio. All those players support and
> use current XVideo support wherever possible.
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