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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Folding
Foldling has been on the PS3 since the start and is still there. No modding required.

Using a Linux client isn't going to garner you more WU's as their is not a client for PowerPC based Processors other than the PS3's native one. Which is then limited to a certain subset of WU's that hand out 1000PPD constantly.
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I will have to check my PS3, it is very old and I bet it doesnt have Vram. I like what how after sony took it away, the hackers gave it back and made it even better.
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I will have to check my PS3, it is very old and I bet it doesnt have Vram. I like what how after sony took it away, the hackers gave it back and made it even better.
512MB RAM, can be split between system RAM and vRAM.
    
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OtherOS++ has lots of uses;
- Linux with full access to GPU makes a great HTPC
- Yes most PS3 owners may already have gaming machines, but they are not always together in the same room and some may not want to way for the time to boot up a PC to do something simple
- It was the principle of it; they bought it with OtherOS and Sony took it away, so they want it back
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Admittedly I didn't really have any ambition to try anything with OtherOS till they took it away. Now that it's back, I'm gonna tinker.
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Not sure if serious. But just in case: http://www.minecraft.net/. If you haven't heard about the game, you can build a rock in the game that you can live under, just like real life!
This, sir, has just been sigged.
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What could you even do with the other OS on the PS3?
People would most likey boast that they got linux on their ps3 like that suppose to mean something. While every one else would just look at them funny. Then walk away slowy.
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nvm
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512MB RAM, can be split between system RAM and vRAM.
Thats the xbox 360. PS3 has 256 of each, not shared.
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post #50 of 66
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This news story is worthless without some demonstrations.

Not to be coy, but I want a reason to add linux to my PS3.
I agree, I don't see a point to F@H so that should probably be removed from the PS3 as well. I doubt that nearly half the PS3 community uses it so there shouldn't be any outcry right? It's just like Linux in this case!

Except for the fact I'll probably have half the forum bashing me for this. Why? Because the forum uses F@H and feels it's important where as they don't for Linux. What's that called? Oh right, personal opinion!

Just because you fail to see the use or importance of something means someone has to show you reasons? Just move along and forget about it if it doesn't interest you.
    
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