April 12, 2001

Xbox: Perfect for server farms?

Author: JT Smith

"Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) wants the Xbox to remain a closed platform that only runs its
slimmed-down version of Windows 2000, but since Linux was ported to the Sega Dreamcast,
which has only 16 megabytes of memory and uses a Hitachi RISC chip, it seems inevitable that
someone will try the Xbox Linux port.

However, that approach would miss the point. The killer port for the Xbox is not Linux. It's
Apache." More at osOpinion.


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