[MPlayer-users] vidix for NVidia Vanta 6.2
nickols_k at mail.ru
Mon Jan 28 11:25:01 CET 2002
On Mon, 28 Jan 2002 11:34:56 +0200 (CEST) you wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > If so, what nvidia chips will support vidix?
> > As for me - I don't believe that nvidia_vid will be finished :(
> > NVidia hides any docs from 3rd developers and produces closed source drivers.
> > Alex had reserved authors field in vidix structs - I guess he's done it specially
> > for NVidia Inc. and waits until NVidia will write such driver ;)
> > Indeed such driver can be finished only if Alex or someone other has proprietary
> > closed documentation on NVidia chips that's hardly :(
> > Simpy because it conflicts with NVidia politics.
> > [Note: it's my opinion only!!!]
> Alex said that XF 4.2.0 has opensource Xvideo driver for older nvidia chips
> too, like TNT2. (The nv driverin 4.1.0 only supported a few geforce cards.)
> So it is may be possible to write vidix driver.
> (3D functions are still secret of nvidia for all their cards)
My tests showed me that this driver was top slow :(
But maybe fastmemcpy can speedup it.
> A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
> mailto:arpi at thot.banki.hu
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Best regards! Nick
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