"And now for a completely obvious idea: loading Linux onto
Microsoft's new Zune digital music player.
"According to reports from gadget-watchers, and a few who have
physically ripped open the device, the Zune runs the Freescale
i.MX31 multimedia processor--used widely in consumer electronics,
such as smart phones and PDAs. This platform is already supported
by the top embedded Linux operating system makers: Timesys's
LinuxLink supports Freescale's i.MX31 chipset; Monta Vista
software's Mobilinux embedded operating system also runs on the
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