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The Blinka CircuitPython layer for PocketBeagle SBCs appears functional with the work of several folks recently.
CircuitPython brings over 150 hardware drivers from the microcontroller world to compatible SBCs. As an interface between standard Python and the hardware, CircuitPython Blinka is a frequent download for accessing hardware devices.
To figure out which board Blinka is running on, the code relies on a detection algorithm.
GitHub user s-light has worked to get the proper detection working for the PocketBeagle. Some apparent regression due to BeagleBone Black may have affected things.
Thanks to all the testers and coders who are making free, open source software available for CircuitPython.
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