Linux kits for Playstation 2
A pre-order for the Linux kit for the Playstation 2 can now be placed in the USA. The package, which is expected to be released on May 22, is expected to cost $ 200. The package will include a 40 GB hard drive, a USB mouse, a USB keyboard and an Ethernet adapter.
The operating system 'Linux 1.0 for Playstation 2', which was announced in January, will be used. As reported at the time, 'Linux 1.0 for Playstation 2' will consist of two DVDs. It will contain the Linux Kernel 2.2.1 including USB support, XFree86 3.3.6, gcc 2.95.2 and glibc 2.2.2 with assemblers. For the first time, programmers have full access to the Playstation 2 runtime environment.