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Next Generation Online: Linux, SGI Development Environment for PS2

“… Sony will use Linux and SGI as the development environment
for the PlayStation 2.”

“Speculation has been running high that Sony might use Linux
since before the official specs for the platform were announced
last week. In a special press conference the day after the specs
were announced in Japan, Harrison responded to questions of using
Linux by saying, “We do not intend to use an inefficient
multi-purpose operating system.”

“This week Sony’s hunting the world’s most dangerous game: Bill
Gates.”

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