October 10, 2005

Linux Stars in Microsoft Halo Movie

Mark Rais writes "In a stroke of irony, Microsoft's Halo movie will be produced in Wellington, New Zealand by servers running the open-source Linux operating system.

Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox announced last week that Peter Jackson and his partner Fran Walsh will act as executive producers for the film, based on the best-selling game for Microsoft's Xbox gaming console.

Weta Digital uses more than 1000 dual-processor IBM blade servers running the Fedora version of the Red Hat distribution of the Linux"

Link: stuff.co.nz

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