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Experimenting with Raspberry Pi by Warren W. Gay

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APPENDIX A

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Glossary

AC

Alternating current

Amps

Amperes

ATAG

ARM tags, though now used by boot loaders for other architectures

AVC

Advanced Video Coding (MPEG-4)

AVR

Wikipedia states that “it is commonly accepted that AVR stands for Alf (Egil Bogen) and Vegard (Wollan)’s RISC processor.”

BCD

Binary-coded decimal

Brick

To accidently render a device unusable by making changes to it

CEA

Consumer Electronics Association

cond

Condition variable

CPU

Central processing unit

CRC

Cyclic redundancy check, a type of hash for error detection

CVT

Coordinated Video Timings standard (replaces GTF)

daemon

A Unix process that services requests in the background ...

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