Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th May 2012 22:21 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems It took the world a good while, but today, my Raspberry Pi finally landed on my doormat. Since it only arrived today, I haven't had the time to put it through its paces, but I do have a few first impressions to share with you all, while I also want to explain how the Pi will allow me to complete my already seven year long quest for The Elusive Three.
Permalink for comment 520216
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Member since:

It's actually a bit backwards. The GPU is the main processor and the ARM is an auxiliary. When the system is started, the GPU wakes up, fetches the blob from the SD card, and that blob contains a program that brings up the ARM.

No matter what OS runs, the blob is needed in order to boot the ARM.

Reply Parent Score: 1