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Ubuntu Quantal Installation Guide

399 bytes added, 08:02, 23 February 2013
Using the xvba-va Driver (VA-API)
Once you've confirmed that vainfo is correct, you can test video playback. A good test player for va-api is VLC. You can enable va-api in Tools -> Preferences -> Input and Codecs. Check the box named "Use GPU acceleration (experimental)" and then restart VLC.
 
 
== Other ==
There is possibility to enable > H.264 Level 5.1 decoding in the driver which "has been in the driver for some time but not enabled by default"
 
sudo amdconfig --set-pcs-u32=MCIL,HWUVD_H264Level51Support,1
 
or
 
sudo service lightdm stop
sudo cp -p /etc/ati/amdpcsdb /etc/ati/amdpcsdb.bak
sudo sed -i '/UvdEnabled=V1/ a HWUVD_H264Level51Support=V1' /etc/ati/amdpcsdb
sudo reboot
=Updating Catalyst/fglrx=
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