[Beowulf] Sony PS3, random news

Bernard Li bernard at vanhpc.org
Fri Dec 11 09:26:41 PST 2009

Hi Gerry:

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Gerald Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> wrote:

> Grand Theft Auto?  More'n'likely, YellowDog Linux, which is what the folks
> in Colorado adapted, under contract with Sony, to generate for the PS3.


Actually by now you could install pretty much any Linux flavour on the
PS3.  I was talking specifically about what system software they used
to provision the 2000+ PS3s.  You would still need to manually switch
each PS3 to boot from "otheros", but beyond that it would be nice to
have an automated system of provisioning the OS...



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