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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] media: docs-rst: Document memory-to-memory video decoder interface
On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 7:36 PM Philipp Zabel <p.zabel@pengutronix.de> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2018-07-26 at 19:20 +0900, Tomasz Figa wrote:
> [...]
> > > You might want to mention that if there are insufficient buffers, then
> > > VIDIOC_CREATE_BUFS can be used to add more buffers.
> > >
> >
> > This might be a bit tricky, since at least s5p-mfc and coda can only
> > work on a fixed buffer set and one would need to fully reinitialize
> > the decoding to add one more buffer, which would effectively be the
> > full resolution change sequence, as below, just with REQBUFS(0),
> > REQBUFS(N) replaced with CREATE_BUFS.
>
> The coda driver supports CREATE_BUFS on the decoder CAPTURE queue.
>
> The firmware indeed needs a fixed frame buffer set, but these buffers
> are internal only and in a coda specific tiling format. The content of
> finished internal buffers is copied / detiled into the external CAPTURE
> buffers, so those can be added at will.

Thanks for clarifying. I forgot about that internal copy indeed.

Best regards,
Tomasz

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