[maemo-developers] GStreamer, mp3 playback and the DSP

From: Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Date: Thu Apr 15 16:07:42 EEST 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 3:29 PM, javicq <jcqmaemo at ovi.com> wrote:
> I'm currently using GStreamer to play mp3 files. I'm trying to move all mp3
> decoding to the DSP but I'm unable to find any useful info on the matter.
> The only thing i got so far is this paragraph from the wiki:
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Documentation/Maemo_5_Developer_Guide/Architecture/Multimedia_Domain#Audio_Codecs

Unfortunately that documentation is outdated. By the time N900 was
released the audio codecs were not using OpenMAX IL, but that's
irrelevant as the codecs were always meant to run on ARM side.

Felipe Contreras
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