LinuxDevices: PS3 Available Pre-Installed with Linux
Feb 22, 2007, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux distributor TerraSoft is accepting pre-orders for Sony
Playstation3 gaming devices pre-installed with Linux, alongside the
PS3's native gaming OS. Additionally, TerraSoft, IBM, RapidMind,
and Vivendi game publisher High Moon Studios are offering seminars
to help game developers exploit the PS3's Cell architecture.
"Sony's Playstation3 does not run Linux as its standard OS.
However, the device's Cell BE processor has been supported in the
mainline Linux kernel since late last year, and TerrSoft has
offered a version of its Yellow Dog Linux for the Playstation3
since October--a month before the PS3 actually shipped..."