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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by dnebdal on Mon 24th Jun 2013 17:20 UTC
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I wonder who they've got working on that? There's a fairly active FreeBSD community in Japan, and if it's any of the active contributors, they might be able to get them to contribute the more useful parts (or at least some of the drivers) back to FreeBSD proper. We'll see, I guess. ;)

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