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I made an updated version of my mplayer-vaapi ebuild.
You can find my media-video/mplayer ebuild with vaapi use flag in my overlay.
On May 2011 Intel released G45/GM45 h264 VA-API in their g45-h264 branch. More then one year later they still didn’t merge it to master and no one touched that code in the meantime.
Fortunately if you tweak your system a bit that code is good enough to play a 1080p video with a generous bitrate, [...]
An mplayer ebuild which supports VA-API hardware acceleration isn’t something you can easily find. There is one in the calculate overlay but it’s quite ancient nowadays. This is why a made a new ebuild based on the latest git code from http://gitorious.org/vaapi/mplayer.