[PATCH v5 05/10] media: v4l: Add definition for the Aspeed JPEG format
jammy_huang at aspeedtech.com
Fri Nov 26 19:08:50 AEDT 2021
On 2021/11/23 下午 06:23, Sakari Ailus wrote:
> Hi Jammy,
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2021 at 10:02:40AM +0800, Jammy Huang wrote:
>> Hi Sakari,
>> On 2021/11/18 下午 08:33, Sakari Ailus wrote:
>>> Hi Jammy,
>>> On Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 03:40:26PM +0800, Jammy Huang wrote:
>>>> This introduces support for the Aspeed JPEG format, where the new frame
>>>> can refer to previous frame to reduce the amount of compressed data. The
>>>> concept is similar to I/P frame of video compression. I will compare the
>>>> new frame with previous one to decide which macroblock's data is
>>>> changed, and only the changed macroblocks will be compressed.
>>>> This Aspeed JPEG format is used by the video engine on Aspeed platforms,
>>>> which is generally adapted for remote KVM.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Jammy Huang <jammy_huang at aspeedtech.com>
>>>> - no update
>>>> - new
>>>> Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/pixfmt-reserved.rst | 12 ++++++++++++
>>>> drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c | 1 +
>>>> include/uapi/linux/videodev2.h | 1 +
>>>> 3 files changed, 14 insertions(+)
>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/pixfmt-reserved.rst b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/pixfmt-reserved.rst
>>>> index b2cd155e691b..23c05063133d 100644
>>>> --- a/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/pixfmt-reserved.rst
>>>> +++ b/Documentation/media/uapi/v4l/pixfmt-reserved.rst
>>>> @@ -264,6 +264,18 @@ please make a proposal on the linux-media mailing list.
>>>> of tiles, resulting in 32-aligned resolutions for the luminance plane
>>>> and 16-aligned resolutions for the chrominance plane (with 2x2
>>>> + * .. _V4L2-PIX-FMT-AJPG:
>>>> + - ``V4L2_PIX_FMT_AJPG``
>>>> + - 'AJPG'
>>>> + - ASPEED JPEG format used by the aspeed-video driver on Aspeed platforms,
>>>> + which is generally adapted for remote KVM.
>>>> + On each frame compression, I will compare the new frame with previous
>>>> + one to decide which macroblock's data is changed, and only the changed
>>>> + macroblocks will be compressed.
>>>> + You could reference to chapter 36, Video Engine, of AST2600's datasheet
>>>> + for more information.
>>> Is this datasheet publicly available? Do you have a URL?
>> Sorry, this datasheet is not publicly available.
>> Hans mentioned this as well in the discussion below:
> If the vendor documentation is not publicly available, you'll need to have
> the format documented here. Alternatively an open source implementation
> (e.g. LGPL) is presumably fine, too.
Please refer to
At Page 132, 'Video stream data format – ASPEED mode compression'
describes the data format.
Is above information enough??
Besides, I have already had openbmc's kvm support this aspeed format.
The source code of the implementation will be released after performance
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