[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#554470: Bug#554635: fglrx-glx: Should install XvBA (video decoding acceleration) library files

Patrick Matthäi pmatthaei at debian.org
Thu Nov 5 20:25:33 UTC 2009

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reassign #554635 fglrx-driver
severity #554635 wishlist
merge #554470 #554635

Maik Zumstrull schrieb:
> Package: fglrx-glx
> Version: 1:9-10-1
> Severity: normal
> Software is now available to use AMD's proprietary
> video decoding acceleration API, XvBA.
> I have confirmed on a test system that this works, however,
> it requires a few library files that the Debian package
> currently ignores (they're in the source package, but don't
> get installed).
> I copied them manually on my system like this:
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root  316240  3. Nov 23:06 /usr/lib/libAMDXvBA.cap
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      17  3. Nov 23:06 /usr/lib/libAMDXvBA.so.1 -> libAMDXvBA.so.1.0
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 1979560  3. Nov 23:06 /usr/lib/libAMDXvBA.so.1.0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      15  3. Nov 23:06 /usr/lib/libXvBAW.so.1 -> libXvBAW.so.1.0
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root   12120  3. Nov 23:06 /usr/lib/libXvBAW.so.1.0
> I can confirm that XvBA works if the files are installed
> like that, however, I'm not sure if this is the directory
> AMD intends them to be in.
> Please amend the fglrx-driver source package to get these
> files installed. I'm filing the bug against fglrx-glx
> because I think that's the one these files should be in,
> but the fglrx-driver binary package is also an option.
> Note that these files alone are not enough to make XvBA work;
> additional software packages are required that are not
> currently available in Debian (libva, libva-driver-xvba,
> patched mplayer). Installing these files with the fglrx
> driver is, however, the first step to make it work.


it is also reported in #554470 and I called for testing out fglrx-driver
svn trunk.

I will upload it, if everything is okay and the milestone 1:9-10-2 has
been accepted.

This bug will be fixed in 1:9-10-3.

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