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Mesa Multimedia Installation

Prerequisites

  • Ensure you have ROCm installed on the system.

For ROCm installation instructions, see

https://rocmdocs.amd.com/en/latest/Installation_Guide/Installation-Guide.html

System Prerequisites

The following operating systems are supported for Mesa Multimedia:

  • Ubuntu 18.04.3

  • Ubuntu 20.04, including dual kernel

Installation Prerequisites

  1. Obtain the AMDGPU driver from https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/release-notes/rn-amdgpu-unified-linux-20-45 for the appropriate distro version.

  2. Follow the pre-installation instructions at https://amdgpu-install.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ (from “Preamble” to “Using the amdgpu-install Script” sections).

  3. Proceed with the installation instructions as documented in the next section.

Installation Instructions

  1. Use the following installation instructions to install Mesa Multimeda:

| ./amdgpu-install -y --no-dkms

Note

Run it from the directory where the download is unpacked. The download and install instructions are:

$ cd ~/Downloads
$ tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-YY.XX-NNNNNN.tar.xz
$ cd ~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro-YY.XX-NNNNNN
$ ./amdgpu-install -y –no-dkms
  1. gstreamer Installation

sudo apt-get -y install libgstreamer1.0-0 gstreamer1.0-plugins-base gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer1.0-      vaapi gstreamer1.0-libav gstreamer1.0-tools

sudo apt-get -y install gst-omx-listcomponents gstreamer1.0-omx-bellagio-config gstreamer1.0-omx-generic gstreamer1.0-omx-generic-config
  1. Utilities Installation

sudo apt-get -y install mediainfo ffmpeg

sudo reboot

# Check amdgpu loadking status after reboot

dmesg | grep -i initialized

Sep 24 13:00:42 jz-tester kernel: [  277.120055] [drm] VCN decode and encode initialized successfully.

Sep 24 13:00:42 jz-tester kernel: [  277.121654] [drm] Initialized amdgpu 3.34.0 20150101 for 0000:03:00.0 on minor 1
  1. Configure Running Environment Variables

export BELLAGIO_SEARCH_PATH=/opt/amdgpu/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libomxil-bellagio0:/opt/amdgpu/lib/libomxil-bellagio0

export GST_PLUGIN_PATH=/opt/amdgpu/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gstreamer-1.0/

export GST_VAAPI_ALL_DRIVERS=1

export OMX_RENDER_NODE=/dev/dri/renderD128

Check Installation

  1. Ensure you perform an installation check.

omxregister-bellagio -v

Scanning directory /opt/amdgpu/lib/libomxil-bellagio0/

Scanning library /opt/amdgpu/lib/libomxil-bellagio0/libomx_mesa.so

Component OMX.mesa.video_decoder registered with 0 quality levels

Specific role OMX.mesa.video_decoder.mpeg2 registered

Specific role OMX.mesa.video_decoder.avc registered

Specific role OMX.mesa.video_decoder.hevc registered

Component OMX.mesa.video_encoder registered with 0 quality levels

Specific role OMX.mesa.video_encoder.avc registered


2  OpenMAX IL ST static components in 1 library successfully scanned
gst-inspect-1.0 omx

Plugin Details

Name

OMX

Description

GStreamer OpenMAX Plug-ins

Filename

/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ gstreamer-1.0/libgstomx.so

Version

1.12.4

License

LGPL

Source module

gst-omx

Source release date

2017-12-07

Binary package

GStreamer OpenMAX Plug-ins source release

Origin URL

Unknown package origin

omxmpeg2dec: OpenMAX MPEG2 Video Decoder

omxh264dec: OpenMAX H.264 Video Decoder

omxh264enc: OpenMAX H.264 Video Encoder


3. Features

+-- 3 elements
gst-inspect-1.0 vaapi

Plugin Details

Name

vaapi

Description

VA-API based elements

Filename

/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ gstreamer-1.0/libgstvaapi.so

Version

1.14.5

License

LGPL

Source module

gstreamer-vaapi

Source release date

2019-05-29

Binary package

gstreamer-vaapi

Origin URL

/enter_bug.cgi?product=GStreamer

  vaapijpegdec: VA-API JPEG decoder
  vaapimpeg2dec: VA-API MPEG2 decoder
  vaapih264dec: VA-API H264 decoder
  vaapivc1dec: VA-API VC1 decoder
  vaapivp9dec: VA-API VP9 decoder
  vaapih265dec: VA-API H265 decoder
  vaapipostproc: VA-API video postprocessing
  vaapidecodebin: VA-API Decode Bin
  vaapisink: VA-API sink
  vaapih265enc: VA-API H265 encoder
  vaapih264enc: VA-API H264 encoder

11 Features

+-- 11 elements