Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Jun 2013 15:20 UTC, submitted by sheokand
Games Pretty cool stuff: the PlayStation 4 apparently runs on a version of FreeBSD 9.0 modified by Sony and renamed to 'Orbis OS'. Second generation developer kits use GNU GRUB to boot, and allow you to boot into a graphical or a console mode. Not much else is known at this point, but it's a fun bit of information, and perhaps a boon to homebrew developer and hackers.
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Interesting name choice...
by Morgan on Mon 24th Jun 2013 15:32 UTC
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There was once a GNU/Linux distro with that name:

I don't think anything ever became of it, though I wonder if there is any relationship between that project and Sony's choice of name for their project.

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