Subject: Re: Linux on PS1, how'd they do that?!?!
To: Rob Healey <>
From: David Querbach <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/01/2001 16:07:21
> 	There's been recent hay made on an alpha Linux distribution,
>, for the Playstation ONE?!?!
> 	Anyone know what chip the PS1 uses? I didn't think it would have
> 	the MMU, let alone the memory and I/O capability, to run anything
> 	*ix in nature. Is there a secret full function serial port on the
> 	PS1 like the Dreamcast has to uses as a console and/or I/O port?
> 	Thoughts? Comments? Brick bats?

Perhaps they're using one of the non-MMU linux "ports".  And for a console,
you can always make a bit-banger if you're desperate :)


David Querbach
Real-Time Systems Inc.