drm-next-3.14.0-20140407.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.14 which backports drm from 3.15-rc1-pre:

http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

A new screenshots comparator and loads of new x264 x265 vp8 vp9 tests

I bought the Blu-ray of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (which is considered to be a reference for video quality) and I decided to do more codec tests. If you want to know something about my methodology please read my previous article. I ripped a scene from the Blu-ray and I cropped it to 1920×800, [...]

Who washed my video? x264 vs x265 ‘placebo’ comparison

I wanted to know something about the actual x265 development state and since I didn’t find anything up to date I decided to do my own tests. First of all I compiled a recent snapshot of x265:

./x265 –version x265 [info]: HEVC encoder version 0.7+259-5e2043f89aa1 x265 [info]: build info [Linux][GCC 4.8.2][64 bit] 8bpp x265 [info]: [...]

drm-next-3.13.0-20140130.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.13 which backports drm from 3.14-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

drm-next-3.13.0-20140121.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.13 which backports drm from 3.14-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

drm-next-3.12.0-20131117.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.12 which backports drm from 3.13-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

drm-next-3.12-20131109.patch.xz available

New patch against 3.12 which backports drm from 3.13-rc1-pre: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

raspbian wheezy 20130923 available

I updated my Raspbian Wheezy minimal image, raspbian_wheezy_20130923.img.7z is available here: http://www.linuxsystems.it/raspbian-wheezy-armhf-raspberry-pi-minimal-image/

- New kernel. – New firmware. – Fixed an issue when booting without network. – Fixed an issue with vc libs. – Added mouse input in console.

New section: Linux DRM graphic stack backports

You can find my patches to apply on top of the latest stable kernel here: http://www.linuxsystems.it/linux-drm-graphic-stack-backports/

raspbian wheezy 20130917 available

I finally updated my Raspbian Wheezy minimal image, raspbian_wheezy_20130917.img.7z is available here: http://www.linuxsystems.it/raspbian-wheezy-armhf-raspberry-pi-minimal-image/