[ubuntu-us-nm] Ubuntu on PS3

Eric Krieger unmlobo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 20:31:30 BST 2008

I'm telling ya...you need some electrostatic speakers to go with that
nice TV.


Leif Gregory wrote:
> Got it up and running last night. Fairly straightforward. Getting the
> screen resolution right was a PITA. Finally gave up and googled it and
> found out there is a dedicated command called "ps3videomode" you have
> to use to get 1080p (1920x1080) resolution. Got one last thing to do to
> get it working on my WPA2 wi-fi network, but everything else is working
> great so far.
> Came right up with the bluetooth keyboard/touchpad which was really
> nice.
> It does have an odd problem rebooting. It goes through the shutdown
> process, but hangs just before rebooting. No biggie, but something I'll
> have to suss out one of these days.
> Couple pics.
> Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon dual booted on a Sony PS3 gaming console (dual
> 3.2Ghz cell procs) displayed over HDMI on a 52" LCD 1080p HDTV.
> http://pcwize.com/temp/IMG_2177.JPG
> http://pcwize.com/temp/IMG_2179.JPG

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