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The BeagleBone Black Primer by Brian McLaughlin

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2. Introduction to the Hardware

Knowing the hardware with which we will be working and the history of that hardware can be important in understanding why we do things in certain ways later on. In this chapter we will become more acquainted with the BeagleBone Black hardware and its history.

A Short Lineage of the BeagleBone Black

The BeagleBone Black is one of four boards produced by the BeagleBoard.org Foundation. It is the latest in the series of boards, and it packs a kick. The BeagleBoard.org Foundation exists for the purpose of education in open hardware and open software as well as the promotion of the ideas found in the open hardware/software community. Texas Instruments microprocessors are used at the core of all BeagleBoard devices. ...

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