is anyone able to enable hardware video decoding in chromium with an amd gpu?
No matter what I do under chrome://gpu it always says:
Video Decode: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled
Also it states under Problems detected:
- Accelerated video decode has been disabled, either via blocklist, about:flags or the command line.
Disabled Features: video_decode
My system has the following specs:
CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U w/ Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx (8) @ 2.300GHz
GPU: AMD ATI 06:00.0 Picasso
I followed the guides:
Also enabled the hardware settings from here: nixos-hardware/common/gpu/amd at master · NixOS/nixos-hardware · GitHub
Thanks for any help
Try running Chromium with
Thanks. I had this option set in ~/.config/chromium-flags.conf but seems like this file is ignored by chromium. But starting chromium from the command line with the following flags enabled accelerated video playback for me:
chromium --ignore-gpu-blocklist --enable-gpu-rasterization --enable-zero-copy --enable-features=VaapiVideoDecoder
Now when I got to chrome://gpu I see vulkan is disabled and in the terminal i see the error
Warning: Couldn't open libvulkan.so.1
Info: Couldn't load Vulkan
at LoadVulkan (../../third_party/dawn/src/dawn_native/vulkan/BackendVk.cpp:135)
at Initialize (../../third_party/dawn/src/dawn_native/vulkan/BackendVk.cpp:139)
I wonder how to install vulkan properly so it can be used by chromium?
Also how can I set those flags for chromium in nix configuration persistently?