Closed Bug 1210726 Opened 6 years ago Closed 10 months ago
[meta] Add hardware playback capabilities on Linux
This bug will track support for hardware decoding on Linux and the various system available (VA-API, VDPAU, DXVA and others) There's so many frameworks available, it's hard to keep track!
6 years ago
Priority: -- → P2
OS: Unspecified → Linux
Version: 43 Branch → 1.0 Branch
6 years ago
Depends on: ogl-linux-beta
5 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 1243575
(In reply to sheepdestroyer from comment #4) > Is there a reason the priority would go from P2 to P3? We were using P1, P2 and P5. Now we're using P1, P3 and P5. The priority hasn't changed. > Lack of hardware acceleration is the worse offender on Linux right now. How did you come to that conclusion? The following things are more important: * Basic layers is slow in 47; much better in 48 * GL Layers isn't enabled yet * WebGL does readback (only affects 360) Even if you enable H.264 hardware decoding you miss out on the network performance (better compression) of VP9. If you fix the above issues then most users will be network constrained by a significant margin. > Some youtube videos can not even play at a decent framerate because of that, > especially the 4K / 360 ones. And that's without speaking of the heat > generated by those poor CPUs... You may be barking up the wrong tree. Consider that what you're really after is better video performance. Most CPUs that have struggle to decode video don't have working VA-API. > I do not get why it would not even go the other way, right to P1 ? P1 is mostly used for security, crash, regression and significant webcompat issues. P3 is for backlog which is everything else that matters.
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Summary: Add hardware decoding capabilities on Linux → Add hardware playback capabilities on Linux
Summary: Add hardware playback capabilities on Linux → [meta] Add hardware playback capabilities on Linux
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 months ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 1580166
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