Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 28th Aug 2011 21:19 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems We all know platforms like the Beagleboard, which are cheap hardware platforms which can be used in all sorts of projects. A new entry into this market is Raspberry Pi, a British ARM board which is slated to be released in the fourth quarter of this year. For a mere $25, you'll have a fully-configured ARM-based 1080p-capable mini-motherboard. The device is still in development, and only a few days ago, the alpha version of the board was demonstrated running Quake III.
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RE[3]: BZZZT! Wrong!
by Narishma on Mon 29th Aug 2011 16:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: BZZZT! Wrong!"
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From what I understand, all the drivers will be open source. What won't be is the firmware that runs on the GPU. So basically if you're writing your own OS, you'll have to implement the public interface, then upload the binary blob to the GPU and use that interface to communicate with it.

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