maxipower
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Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4

Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:33 am

Hello,
I recently purchased my first Pi4 and the chipset does not match the features that are announced here.
Could someone explain to me why in the specs say it brings a BMC2711 ARMv8 and what I got behind a BMC2835 ARMv7?

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/ra ... fications/

This is the information that appears

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Re: Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4

Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:39 am

If its a Pi4, it has a bcm2711. For some reason the upstream developers of Linux have decided to report the processor incorrectly.

You can use the revision code to get the exact CPU version.

All this has been mentioned hundreds of times on here and is in the official documentation.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... i-software
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Re: Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4

Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:45 am

Welcome to the Raspberry Pi forums.

Has anyone noticed that discrepancy before? Yes. Less than a week ago..
https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 1#p1558866


Explicitly documented by Raspberry Pi themselves: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... /README.md

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Re: Help! Newbie with CPU specifications Pi4

Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:51 am

Thanks and I apologize for not finding this information before.

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