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Marc Jones marcj303 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 19:40:42 CEST 2011

2011/8/18 Cristian Măgherușan-Stanciu <cristi.magherusan at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I also did a similar setup with coreboot on my Asrock E350M1 (the one
> I bought from Peter at Linuxtag) but didn't document it yet either. I
> am glad that someone else is trying to do the same, hopefully we can
> exchange tips and tricks for such a setup.
> I used a plain Ubuntu, installed XBMC-git packages from a PPA(the
> stable version still lacks VAAPI support), then somehow got the VAAPI
> video acceleration work with the ATi proprietary drivers.
> Most of the stuff seems to work, but I have some stability issues and
> kernel panics sometimes when initiating video playback. I blame the
> XBMC version that I currently use, but the 3.0 Linux kernel which I
> ended up using and the ATi drivers which might not be mature either.
> I use a full-blown distribution as of yet, so the boot speed
> performance is much worse than Marshall's, but I needed a full system
> that I can sometimes use as a home computer.
> I will try to document this as soon as I can.
> Cristi
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