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Raspberry Pi primed for new OS after drivers are fully open sourced | ZDNet



 

The £25 Raspberry Pi now has fully open-source drivers for its ARM System on a Chip (SoC) — paving the way for new operating systems like the Risc OS and Bell Labs Plan 9 to be brought to the board.

The Raspberry Pi Foundation on Wednesday released previously closed-source graphics libraries under the open-source BSD 3-Clause license. These graphics libraries allow the board’s ARM11 CPU to interact with its VideoCore IV GPU to manipulate 2D and 3D graphics.

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Raspberry Pi primed for new OS after drivers are fully open sourced | ZDNet.



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