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Bug#416438: xserver-xorg-video-i810: XvMC IBM Thinkpad X40 Not Working

severity 416438 wishlist
retitle 416438 xserver-xorg-video-intel: want XvMC support for non-i810 chipsets
thank you

Brice Goglin wrote:
>> I tried to set XvMCSurfaces in xorg.conf to "7", however in my
>> Xorg.0.log I get:
>> (WW) intel(0): Option "XvMCSurfaces" is not used
> The manpage seems to say that it should work. But I don't have any
> actual idea whether it is supposed to work today or not. At least
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5329 seems to say it worked
> before.

Looking at this more deeply, I actually noticed that XvMC is only
supported on i810/i815 chipsets. That's why the option is ignored and
XvMC does not work on your i855. Upstream confirmed that this is a
software limitation and they plan to implement XvMC for other Intel
chipsets in the future. So I am retitling this bug and changing it to a


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