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Amazon Kindle powered by Linux 2.6.22, FSF not impressed

Jun 17, 2009, 23:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Digging into the code that Amazon is now making available, provides some really interesting insight into the underlying structure of the Kindle.

"For one, Kindle (at least the DX) is using a modified Linux 2.6.22 kernel. This is a kernel that originally was released by Linus Torvalds in 2007. Is it a surprise that the Kindle is Linux powered? (not really)."

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