Posted at LWN.net: "A little update for 'PS2 Linux Kit' news.
SCEI began accepting subscription for the purchase of "PS2 Linux Kit"
at 14:00 today in Japan, and all of the 2,000 units (they had doubled
the number of units for sale) went reserved at 14:08. (i.e. They were
reserved at the speed of 4 units per second on the average.)"