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Re: An Android Army vs. a Solo iPhone, and No Linux for PS3
Posted by Katherine Noyes on 2009-09-10 08:48:42
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It may be an increasingly FOSS-friendly world out there, but that doesn't mean Linux doesn't still face challenges and opposition. Case in point: Sony's recent decision to discontinue the option to install GNU/Linux on its new PlayStation3. "I was more than a little disappointed, since this is a big hit to low-cost supercomputing, wrote the Linux Foundation's Brian Proffitt on his blog last week. Indeed, researchers have apparently clustered multiple PS3 machines to achieve a relatively inexpensive approximation of supercomputer processing power.

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Re: An Android Army vs. a Solo iPhone, and No Linux for PS3  Katherine Noyes  2009-09-10 08:48:42
I see the reason...  milleman  2009-09-10 08:51:35
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