The engineering team has been hard at work developing and implementing major fixes to the gstreamer framework on the Cotton Candy.
Huge efforts has been made to have hardware accelerated playback of H.264 content on the Cotton Candy.
To test fullscreen gstreamer playback of H.264 content test in terminal “gst-play-1.o h264file”. Sample files are the files from http://www.bigbuckbunny.org/index.php/download/ in the H.264 category.
Feel free to download the new image from cc_ubuntu_2014_01_28.img.zip
This file has md5sum f98229a6a505a60aa3078fadf1a0910f
Username/password : linaro/linaro
- Fixed enabling of bluetooth
- Added precise-updates, precise-security and precise-backports to the
sources.list, and upgraded a lot of packages
- Added gstreamer v1.2.2, including not-yet-upstream Collabora patches
for the Cotton Candy with HW accelerated H.264 video playback in 1080p
- To add more audio formats for gstreamer please add the following “sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly”
Linux 3.4.0-00624-ga0bc0b3: Contains fixes to memory allocator, enabling full 1GB of memory. Stability is hugely improved when playing video content using the MFC.
The Support for the Cotton Candy in gstreamer will be upstreamed
The 1.2.2-1fxi1 packages are patched packages from Debian Sid, archived here:
Then these are patched with patches from Collabora between release tag
1.2.2 and tag CC-FINAL-1.2:
Then patched with additional patches via a script used to generate the
fxi source packages. Soon available under