Raspberry Pi 2 (ARM Cortex-A7 BCM2709 Processor)

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Raspberry Pi 2 (ARM Cortex-A7 BCM2709 Processor)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 07/06/2016 01:22

Review of Linux Compatibility

The ARM Cortex-A7 900MHz quad-core processor

Hardware	: BCM2709
Revision	: a01041

model name	: ARMv7 Processor rev 5 (v7l)
BogoMIPS	: 64.00
Features	: half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls vfpv4 idiva idivt vfpd32 lpae evtstrm
CPU implementer	: 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant	: 0x0
CPU part	: 0xc07
CPU revision	: 5

is used for the Raspberry PI 2 board. This BCM2709 processor has a VideoCore IV dual-core GPU which supports OpenGL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decoding.

(II) LoadModule: "glx"
(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
(II) Module glx: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
 	compiled for 1.16.2.901, module version = 1.0.0
	ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 8.0
(==) AIGLX enabled

It can be used with Rasbian (Jessie & Mate 1.8.1) version or Ubuntu Snappy.

Ethernet

The Rapsberry PI 2 is equipped with a Fast Ethernet Adapter that is connected via USB and has the USB ID 0424:ec00

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0424:ec00 Standard Microsystems Corp. SMSC9512/9514 Fast Ethernet Adapter

The smsc95x kernel module, which is used as a driver, loads automatically:

usb 1-1.1: new high-speed USB device number 3 using dwc_otg
usb 1-1.1: New USB device found, idVendor=0424, idProduct=ec00
usb 1-1.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
smsc95xx v1.0.4
smsc95xx 1-1.1:1.0 eth0: register 'smsc95xx' at usb-bcm2708_usb-1.1, smsc95xx USB 2.0 Ethernet, 00:11:22:33:44:55

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-1017-raspi2 The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 31/07/2016
Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie) 3.18.7-v7+ The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 19/02/2015

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