[Ukfreebsd] FreeBSD/PowerPC now supports the PS3

Dr Joe Karthauser joe at tao.org.uk
Sat Jan 8 19:53:14 GMT 2011


On 8 Jan 2011, at 19:20, "Sevan / Venture37" <venture37 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8 January 2011 07:54, Dr Joe Karthauser <joe at tao.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 7 Jan 2011, at 18:54, Sevan / Venture37 <venture37 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2011-January/022104.html
>>> 
>> 
>> Way cool. I imagine recent developments in ps3 hacking should extend the life of this, given the Sony don't care for "other os" any more.
> 
> the hacking has also turned up the keys for the new psp's apparently too.
> So does the power of these cell processors combined with unix mean
> that the ps3 can be used as a cheap yet powerful VPN concentrator?

Are they supporting the cells with the port, or just the main processor? I imagined that it was the latter.

Joe


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