Gentoo PPC64 PS3 LiveCD is a Gentoo-based linux distribution for PlayStation 3 gaming console.
Version: 20071212r1With Sony's recent introduction of the PS3, you can now run Linux on it as well as use it as a gaming console. The PlayStation3 is based on a Cell processor and therefore can run most of the ppc64 64ul or 32ul binaries without change. As of now, the kernel does differ.
License: BSD License
Operating System: Linux
This project page is commited to Linux running on the PS3. Here you will find all kinds of information related to Gentoo for the PS3, Cell processors, toolchains, and the Gentoo LiveCD for PS3 and PowerMacs.
The latest Livecd is very close to working. Join us on IRC for the latest. To wet your appetite, check out nickthecook's screenshot of the livecd working. Notice the full gnome desktop. You can also see a hi-res screen shot of the gnome-desktop here.
With the right equipment and a little hack (soon), the PS3 should boot into high resolution and include among other things:
- Full gnome desktop 2.16.x
- Sound support with audacious and rythmbox
- Firefox 2 and thunderbird, evolution, epihany, seamonkey