Thread: mplayer vdpau
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Old 02-03-09, 02:23 PM   #707
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Default Re: mplayer vdpau

Originally Posted by Stephen Warren View Post
Just an FYI on memory usage, turbocache etc.

There are 3 sources of RAM that the GPU can use:

1) RAM physically attached to the GPU
2) System memory dedicated to the GPU's use by BIOS "carve-out", on IGP systems (I believe this covers ION)
3) System memory dynamically allocated to the GPU (i.e. turbocache)

VDPAU fully utilizes 1 and 2, but cannot use 3.
Is this a temporary shortcoming or will you be able to implement support for turbocache ?
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