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QSV with Ubuntu 16.04 on Celeron G3900T dont work



I have installes all correct and patch the linux v4.4.0 Kernel too. But if I wold use the mfx encoder, the kernel shows an error.

Hardware readiness checks:
 [ OK ] Processor name: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU G3900T @ 2.60GHz
 [ ERROR ] Processor not Xeon or Core.  Not supported.
OS readiness checks:
 [ OK ] GPU visible to OS
Media Server Studio Install:
 [ OK ] user in video group
 [ OK ] found
 [ OK ] vainfo reports valid codec entry points
 [ OK ] /dev/dri/renderD128 connects to Intel i915
Component Smoke Tests:
 [ OK ] Media SDK HW API level:Illegal instruction (core dumped)
 [ OK ] Media SDK SW API level:Illegal instruction (core dumped)
 [ OK ] OpenCL check:platform:Intel(R) OpenCL GPU OK CPU OK

Media SDK Plugins available:
(for more info see /opt/intel/mediasdk/plugins/plugins.cfg)
    H264LA Encoder      = 588f1185d47b42968dea377bb5d0dcb4
    VP8 Decoder         = f622394d8d87452f878c51f2fc9b4131
    HEVC Decoder        = 33a61c0b4c27454ca8d85dde757c6f8e
    HEVC Encoder        = 6fadc791a0c2eb479ab6dcd5ea9da347

dmesg -->
[734.643615] traps: msdkcheck[3138] trap invalid opcode ip:7f109c2525b7 sp:7ffe9ca088c0 error:0 in[7f109c050000+aa7000]
[  735.104032] traps: msdkcheck[3141] trap invalid opcode ip:7f12b7b4ce77 sp:7ffedf28c2a0 error:0 in[7f12b79e4000+7b2000]


#: vainfo
error: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set in the environment.
error: can't connect to X server!
libva info: VA-API version 0.99.0
libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0
libva info: User requested driver 'iHD'
libva info: Trying to open /opt/intel/mediasdk/lib64/
libva info: Found init function __vaDriverInit_0_32
libva info: va_openDriver() returns 0
vainfo: VA-API version: 0.99 (libva 1.3.1)
vainfo: Driver version: 16.5.55964-ubit
vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
      VAProfileNone                   : VAEntrypointVideoProc
      VAProfileNone                   : <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264Main               : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264Main               : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264Main               : <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileH264Main               : <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264High               : <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileH264High               : <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileVC1Simple              : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Main                : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Advanced            : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           : VAEntrypointEncPicture
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: <unknown entrypoint>
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          : <unknown entrypoint>

What can I do and what can I check?

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From the release notes at, Celeron processors are not supported.


Intel® Media Server Studio – SDK supports the following platforms with integrated graphics:

  • Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v4 Family with C226 chipset
  • Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 and E3-1500 v5 Family with C236 chipset
  • 5th Generation Intel® Core™
  • 6th Generation Intel® Core™


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Why this? The new Celerons does support QSV H264 and HEVC encoding and decoding

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Hello, I have OT question....

Where can i find sys_analyzer_linux​.py script?

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Ok, it work yet with Opensource drivers and libva

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