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Hacking the Linux Device Tree

The Device Tree framework allows hardware to be described in an operating system dependent manner. The Linux kernel has been using device tree’s since the days of the PowerPC architecture. Since about 2012, every major architecture has supported this standard. In this guide I will be focusing on the Raspberry Pi platform because of its popularity in the maker community. Getting started with an LED My hardware additions are simple.…
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Welcome to My Blog!

Hello, welcome to my blog! I am excited to begin writing this blog about software, computers, and electronics. As this is the first post, I would like to take some time to introduce myself. My name is Alec. I am a professional software engineer that recently graduated with a degree in computer engineering. Currently, I am responsible for writing video decoding software that relies on hardware acceleration. My day-to-day programming work is mostly done in C, C++, and C#.…
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