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VA API / video decoding on Ivy Bridge and Fedora 17

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hello, since I read for the first about the magic VAAPI that allow the brand new intel CPU/GPU to do accelerated video decoding I was always wondering if my own system was able to do it. As Intel is the main provider of CPUs it seemed to me that it should be included by default... but it seems it's not... What I did and saw : 1) yum info libva.x86_64 [...] Description : Libva is a library providing the VA API video acceleration API. => Cool, it looks like I have hardware video acceleration !!! 2) yum install libva-utils [root@azerty ~]# vainfo libva: VA-API version 0.32. (HowTos)