Reply to post: Re: Hmm... Raspberry Pi

Boffins unveil open source GPU

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Re: Hmm... Raspberry Pi

The design is meant to be as Open source (SW & HW) as feasible. It's basically a now obsolete ARM phone chip on a breakout board. Any complete non-trivial computer design, even if open source is going to have some (or mostly) proprietary chips. Probably the USB/Ethernet chip is proprietary. Fully documented so you can write drivers from scratch is the issue. Almost all chips are proprietary.

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