Anyone heard about this, Linux for PS2?
I was browsing around the Sony site, and they’ve got something coming out soon, Linux for PS2. The kit comes with 2 DVD-ROMs (One with proprietary stuff, the other with GPL stuff), the PS2 Network adaptor (slightly different though, only ethernet, no modem, and there won’t be support for the modem in the standard Network adaptor for a while), a USB Keyboard and mouse, a 40gb HDD, and a monitor cable (plugs to the AV I/O port on the back, and looks to have a VGA port for your monitor and Left/Right RCA jacks for audio). No set release date yet, but the price is set to $200 USD and $250 EURO.
Seems pretty interesting (And I might’ve considered buying it to play with until I found out that my monitor’s been tested and failed, you need a monitor with sync on green, I guess both my Gateway EV700’s won’t work with that).
But, I realized that this could be a cool, yet probably under-powered Blender station, hehe. Any Linux gurus around who would know whether or not Blender would compile on this system? I guess the big question would be whether or not it will run OpenGL instructions. Of course, if the Linux community really gets into it, I’m sure there will be OpenGL compatable drivers eventually.
Anyhow, it’s all http://us.playstation.com/hardware/more/SCPH-97047.asp#here.