[Arm-netbook] Side-Topic: Liberating PocketCHIP

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Tue Aug 8 15:28:43 BST 2017

On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 2:57 PM, mike.valk at gmail.com <mike.valk at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Cedar VPU requires a closed source driver dependent

 you mean a criminally-infringing library which has at the very least
stolen copyright code from ffmpeg confirmed (not a "closed source"

> on the OS
> stack. Thus locking you in place. That situation, again no thanks to
> NTC, is improving, albeit slowly.

  libcedrus has been around and working for a long, long time on the
A13 / R8 / GR8 (all the same SoC).  it also works on the A20 and i had
full 1080p video playback fully operational back in august 2016.  so i
know it's a fully libre video stack.


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