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Old 09-05-2003, 10:30 AM   #1
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linux on ps2

to anyone who has tried installing the distro for the ps2, how well does it run?
if i installed mplayer on it would i be able to watch my divx's at decent speed? im guessing maybe since it probably has good support for the graphics card although the ps2 has a slow cpu
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Not from DVD/VCD there is no driver for the optical drive I think
Old 12-31-2003, 04:23 PM   #3
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ive not tried myself but apparently mplayer plays divx's quite well on ps2.

i dont know if its possible but when i have some free time probably june im gonna attempt to write a ps2 executable that can play divx's off the same disk but of course its only good if your ps2 is chipped and you have a dvd-burner like myself.
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found this link, has some replies too
Old 01-01-2004, 10:54 AM   #5
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Wow, if one can run Linux, is it possible (with a tad of effort) to say, run Linux off a G3 handphone? I mean, if it can run Java, get broadband GPRS and have 65536 colour screens, it surely can do many things, right? (Is it possible to run a kernel compiled from Java?)

Sorry if I hijacked the thread, but I am really interested in something like running Linux off such abstract computer architechtures.


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