Johnny [Life & Code]

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openSUSE 11.1 on PS3

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Woohoo ! After a long delays and issues (in the last few days) I’ve managed to install openSUSE 11.1 in my PS3.  Running a full blown desktop is very sluggish. Reminds me of my first computer (amdk6 500mhz). Some screenies :

6 SPEs

Now onto get the Cell SDK running … Synergetic Processing Elements (SPE) here i come !

Written by Johnny

July 4, 2009 at 10:41 am

Posted in CODE, GNOME, LIFE, Linux Fun, PS3, suse, Tech

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  1. My friend is waiting for Ubuntu to Just Work on his PS3.. should he just use Opensuse instead? How many problems did you have?


    July 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    • i’m not sure what problem you are facing with Ubuntu. But openSUSE install was easy (I didn’t do anything special). I didn’t run GNOME Desktop much. I’m interested in the programming part, so all i need is just a console 🙂 . HTH.


      July 5, 2009 at 6:50 am

  2. Pretty sweet!

    How did you install OpenSUSE on it, are there are any easy-to-follow HOWTOs?

    Miguel de Icaza

    July 5, 2009 at 3:50 am

    • @Miguel : was all i needed. It is pretty straight forward.


      July 5, 2009 at 6:47 am

  3. Cool stuff!

    Suresh Jayaraman

    July 5, 2009 at 7:49 am

  4. Did you use HDMI display? I heard looong time back that, it is easy using that than SDTV.


    July 6, 2009 at 6:08 am

    • I’m using HDMI out ( have a DVI HDCP compliant display. so a HDMI -> DVI)


      July 6, 2009 at 8:27 am

  5. I found I had to either turn off Nepomuk in KDE or use Xfce as all the memory was used up.

    Did you find the icons change colour – the reds and blues swap?


    July 8, 2009 at 11:49 am

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