The Raspberry Pi 4 is the successor to the Raspberry Pi 3. It builds upon the Pi 3 by upgrading the ARM cores to Cortex-A72, offering up to 4GB RAM, USB 3.0, and gigabit ethernet.
The Raspberry Pi 4 measures the same 85.60mm x 53.98mm x 17mm, with a little overlap for the SD card and connectors which project over the edges. The SoC is a Broadcom BCM2711. This contains a quad-core Coretx-A72 running at 1.5GHz and a Videocore VI GPU.
Note: The Raspberry Pi 4 has higher power requirements than the Raspberry Pi 3. A power supply rated at 3A is the official recommendation. Using an insufficient power supply will result in random, inexplicable errors and filesystem corruption.
Note: The Raspberry Pi 4's USB Type-C power port is not compliant with the USB Type-C specification, and it will not be able to be powered by supplies that are compliant.
Replace sdX in the following instructions with the device name for the SD card as it appears on your computer.
mkfs.vfat /dev/sdX1 mkdir boot mount /dev/sdX1 boot
mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdX2 mkdir root mount /dev/sdX2 root
wget http://os.archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-rpi-4-latest.tar.gz bsdtar -xpf ArchLinuxARM-rpi-4-latest.tar.gz -C root sync
mv root/boot/* boot
umount boot root
pacman-key --init pacman-key --populate archlinuxarm
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