Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 14th Nov 2005 08:47 UTC
Multimedia, AV We were pleasantly surprised when we discovered (by snooping on its firmware files) that the Pontis MX2020 multimedia device that Geeks.com sent us for a review actually uses Linux (embedded distribution uCLinux, kernel 2.4.19). If it's video, audio, pictures, recording or even basic PDA functionality via its touch screen, the Pontis MX2020 can do it all. And for very cheap too.
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Runs Linux but...
by Michael on Mon 14th Nov 2005 12:55 UTC
Michael
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2005-07-01

...requires Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

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RE: Runs Linux but...
by Sean Parsons on Mon 14th Nov 2005 13:57 in reply to "Runs Linux but..."
Sean Parsons Member since:
2005-09-11

...requires Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

According to the product description on the Pontis website, Linux is one of the supported operating systems. You can check it out here:

http://www.pontis.de/site_e/produkte/pl_2020_e.htm and then click on the 'technical specifications'.

I'm assuming you'll just mount it like an external hard drive, and you probably won't get to use the shrink wrapped software that comes with it.

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