Details about Playstation 4 OS development

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  1. Flame
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    http://www.vgleaks.com/some-details-about-playstation-4-os-development/



    looks like we might, MIGHT get other OS again. if i remember correctly PS4 has 8GB ram so it will be able to run most OSes without problem.
     
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    Most contemporary development kits have two OS'es on-board - one is a coding environment, the other is for testing. ;)
     
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    Most dev kits aren't using a pretty much vanilla version of GRUB though. It seems technologically easy enough to add multiboot with a different OS, but whether they'll actually do it is an entirely different story.
     
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    More interestingly, the PSVita is also running a FreeBSD-based OS. ;)
     
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    Where on Earth does it suggest that? Are you assuming this just because the OS is based on Linux and they are showing the boot loader screen?
     
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    i didnt understand what you said but its based on FreeBSD.
     
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    Indeed. To be fair, both systems have their roots in UNIX. :P