The Raspberry Pi includes an ARM 700 MHz CPU. In this chapter, you’ll first look at the versions of the Pi that have been released into the wild. Then after looking briefly at overclocking, you’ll examine how the CPU is exploited by the Linux application.


Several revisions of the Pi have been released and sold. Table 5-1 lists the known revisions and some of the changes related to them.

Table 5-1. Board Identification40, 41


Once your Raspberry Pi has booted up in Raspbian Linux, you can check the board’s identification ...

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