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Yocto for Raspberry Pi by Petter Mabäcker, Pierre-Jean Texier

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Setting up an LCD display for the Raspberry Pi using the Yocto Project

There exist a number of different LCD displays for the Raspberry Pi. Among the most popular are the official Raspberry Pi 7 touchscreen and the PiTFT displays (often called PiTFT Hats, since they are suitable to mount on top of the Raspberry Pi). For now, we will focus on the Raspberry Pi 7 touchscreen and the PiTFT models.

In this section, we will go through how to boot a standard Yocto Project image, containing a window system and a working touchscreen.

The Raspberry Pi 7 touchscreen

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi 7 touchscreen using an image based on the Yocto Project requires quite a few configurations. First, we need to ensure we are using a 4.1+ kernel. Starting from ...

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