[MPlayer-users] vidix for NVidia Vanta 6.2

Bohdan Horst nexus at hoth.amu.edu.pl
Mon Jan 28 13:53:02 CET 2002

On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 11:34:56AM +0200, Arpi wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> > > 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 TNT2 doesn't have Xvideo in 4.2.0 (with opensource nv driver) :(

pci bus 0x0001 cardnum 0x00 function 0x00: vendor 0x10de device 0x002d 
NVidia Riva TNT2 M64

best regards

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