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by ejrob
Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Max number of GPIO (by repurposing special function pins)
Replies: 2
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Re: Max number of GPIO (by repurposing special function pins)

Thanks for pointing that out. I didn't read the later posts too closely and mistook that as specific to the gertboard itself.
by ejrob
Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Max number of GPIO (by repurposing special function pins)
Replies: 2
Views: 1111

Re: Max number of GPIO (by repurposing special function pins)

<t>Hopefully this hasn't already been asked, but what is the maximum number of GPIO pins that can be utilized on a current Raspberry Pi board? I know that there are 8 of them by default, and I've also read that it is possible to repurpose some of the special function pins to become GPIO.  Unfortunat...
by ejrob
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: OMAP4 or OMAP3 or what version?
Replies: 6
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Re: OMAP4 or OMAP3 or what version?

<t>The OMAP line of processors is created by TI (Texas Instruments), while Broadcom makes the BCM2835 in the Raspberry Pi. The OMAP3 and OMAP4 processors can run Ubuntu because they support the ARMv7 instruction set, while the Raspberry Pi uses an ARM11 processor which utilizes the ARMv6 instruction...

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