__/ [ Au79 ] on Saturday 18 March 2006 23:38 \__
> LinuxElectrons - Cedar Park,TX,USA
> ... Ken Kutaragi, the head Sony's video games division, also said that
> that the PS3 will require a hard drive, which will have a 60 GB capacity
> and run Linux. ...
I thought it was truly excellent that the hard-drive was made a requirement.
There were rumours before, but more official statements spread around the
The hard-drive used to be perceived as an add-on peripheral that would run
Linux. Sony could not use their direct competitor's operating system, so
about 4 months ago, words began to circulate that the accompanying
hard-drive will bring Linux to many homes. In Sony's agenda, Linux
penetration has its benefits because it weakens the XBox series rather