unable to run video with hardware capabilities on pandaboard

a.g.megharaj megharaj agmegharaj at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 12:43:26 UTC 2012

thanks a lot for the reply.

We will try with these things as said by you. Also we will revert back with
the results.

Best Regards

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> hi,
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:44:54 +0530
> "a.g.megharaj megharaj" <agmegharaj at gmail.com> wrote:
> > thanks for your quick reply.
> >
> > do you think sgx support is in working condition on ubuntu official
> > image for pandaboard (omap 4) ?
> >
> > if so then please point me to ubuntu official release source code
> > repo.
> >
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OMAP has links to the official images, for
> the most minimal install possible you should probably take the
> netinstall images (they are also the only ones where you can install
> your rootfs to USB disk which is what you want when wanting stutter
> free video streaming). ubuntu has the sgx drivers in the archive (just
> install the pvr-omap4 package) and in quantal they are even in installed
> the image by default (since unity requires them to run).
> you problem with precise will be that TI did not release the codecs for
> the kernel version used in this release. they provide codec packages in
> the TI ppa together with a replacement kernel though but this requires
> that the image you use as a base has the proper default setup from
> ubuntu for bootloader config etc ... so whatever you do, you should
> start with a proper ubuntu image as a base.
> there are also linaro images and packages for xbmc that are optimized
> for panda (talk to the linaro guys in #linaro on freenode or on one of
> their mailing lists) that are properly built from the ubuntu archive
> using the right defaults.
> ciao
>         oli
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