Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Sep 2011 22:07 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Remember the Raspberry Pi ARM board we talked about last week? Well, while running Quake III is all fine and dandy and illustrates the board is capable of something, it didn't really tell me anything since I'd guess few people are going to use such a board for gaming. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Raspberry Pi team posted another demo today - running 1080p video for eight hours straight. The chip was still cool to the touch. And just to reiterate: $25.
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I'm pretty sure that WAS mplayer
by tidux on Thu 8th Sep 2011 23:50 UTC
tidux
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2011-08-13

Mplayer compiled with support for their specific GPU's hardware acceleration and support for framebuffer output would work fine. As a matter of fact, I don't know of any other Linux video player that can output to framebuffer at all.

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