[vcf-midatlantic] 30 Years of Linux

Gregg Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 17:26:07 UTC 2021

Also HDTV sets. Especially those so-called Smart TV ones. At one point
they even made the code available.  Before we get into name calling on
the behalf of a very busy penguin, let's just state it right now,
Slackware is the oldest of the distributions, because it is still out
Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."

On Thu, Aug 26, 2021 at 12:24 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> On 8/26/21 12:11 PM, Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >>>    Many high-end DSLR cameras too, past and present.
> >>
> >> Thats cool, I didn't know that.
> >
> > Linux can be found in a lot of places. I can't recall what odd device
> > I saw it in. I know some railroad equipment is using Linux (multiple
> > different processors with tie breaking).
>   While I was talking about BSD (NetBSD in particular) above, this is
> very true.  Nearly all "home" routers run Linux, hospital ventilators
> and patient monitoring equipment, oscilloscopes, effectively all mobile
> phones except for iPhones, recent refrigerators and washing
> machines...you name it.  My previous desktop monitor, a 4K Seiki
> SE39UY04, runs Linux internally on a MIPS processor.  Yes, the *monitor*.
>   Linux is *everywhere*.  I'm willing to bet that everyone on this list,
> literally every person, has half a dozen instances of Linux in their
> houses right now that they don't even know about.
>              -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA

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