Linux for PlayStation 2

Last Updated on: 7th December 2020, 09:19 pm


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Origin: Japan
Category: Game
Desktop environment:
Architecture: PS2
Based on: MNU/Linux
Wikipedia: PlayStation 2
Media: Install
The last version | Released: | 2009

PS2 Linux (Linux for PlayStation 2 or PS2 Linux Kit) – a kit released by Sony in 2002 for the PlayStation 2 console. The kit includes GNU/Linux based operating system, keyboard, mouse, video adapter, network adapter and 40 GB hard drive, and allows the PlayStation 2 console to be used as a personal computer.

Only the SCPH-30000 model of the PS2 console is officially adapted to run Linux. The SCPH-50000 model allows you to run Linux only after updating the network adapter driver. The SCPH-70000 and SCPH-90000 versions (slim version) do not work with Linux on PS2 at all.

PS2 Linux distribution is based on Kondara MNU/Linux, a Japanese distribution itself based on Red Hat Linux.

Before installing the system, the console memory card must be formatted, which means that all game state records are removed from it.


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