Description of the issue:
Hardware accelerated video decoding doesn’t work starting with Chromium 90 builds. It was working OK with Chromium 89 builds.
OS: Ubuntu 20.04
How can this issue be reproduced?
- Follow this guide to enable vaapi support.
- Open a Youtube video
- Open brave://media-internals/ page
– Video decoder says “FFmpegVideoDecoder” which is not GPU decoding.
Video decoder should be “MojoVideoDecoder” or “VideoDecodeAccelerator”.
Brave Version( check
Version 1.24.85 Chromium: 90.0.4430.212 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Brave Version 1.22.72 Chromium: 89.0.4389.128 >> WORKING
Brave Version 1.23.71 Chromium: 90.0.4430.72 >> NOT WORKING