[Freedombox-discuss] Raspberry Pi 2

Michael info at fonfon.at
Thu Feb 5 09:01:06 UTC 2015

FreedomBox supports rpi1, and I don't see why we shouldn't support rpi2.
Probably many people, cheap and powerful hardware.

Support for open hardware? Great, buy the boards and build the images!

So what was all the fuss about again..?

On 2015-02-05 04:48, Ben Cook wrote:
> If the Raspberry Pi 2 is anything like the original Raspberry Pi, it
> will require a binary blob simply to boot. This requirement is
> unacceptable for a free software project like Freedombox.
> Superior boards like the Beaglebone Black or OLinuXino A10 LIME are only
> slightly more expensive, but do not require proprietary firmware. They
> are also OSHW compliant, which helps adoption.
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