February 4, 2002
Linux and PS2 - A marriage made in heaven
Author: JT Smith
osOpinion.com: "For a retail price of US$300, you get a gaming console with excellent hardware capabilities. It has an IEEE 1394 port, two USB ports, and is capable of high-quality optical audio and video. In essence, it is the perfect gaming console... For an additional $200, you get a 40 GB hard drive, a 100 Base-T Ethernet card, a computer monitor adapter and a keyboard and mouse. You also get the Linux operating system, compilers and programming tools. Is use of Linux on Playstation 2 the onramp that eventually will enable Sony to compete as a full-fledged computer hardware and software provider?" Read more here.