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== Extracting video firmware on fermi and kepler. ==
There are 2 sets of firmware for video decoding, one for kernel and one for userspace. Only nvc0 series need the userspace firmware. Kepler, and also nvd9 do '''NOT''' have userspace firmware.
The kernel parts can be obtained by doing a mmiotrace of a program using vdpau for video decoding, for example mplayer -vc ffmpeg12vdpau,ffh264vdpau,ffwmv3vdpau,ffvc1vdpau,ffodivxvdpau, somefile.mkv
XXXX: different from fifo extraction, document..
== Extracting userspace video firmware on nvc0 series (fermi) (NOT NVD9!!) ==
- libvdpau-dev, libpciaccess-dev, libx11-dev
- [[Valgrind-mmt|valgrind-mmt]]
- build a recent envytools.git, and go to envytools.git/vdpow directory
- /usr/local/bin/valgrind --tool=mmt --mmt-trace-file=/dev/nvidia0 --mmt-trace-file=/dev/dri/card0 --mmt-trace-nvidia-ioctls --mmt-trace-nouveau-ioctls ./mmt_ufw 2>&1 | ./dumpstruct -m 10
Copy the resulting vuc-* files to /lib/firmware/nouveau/
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