[vcf-midatlantic] 30 Years of Linux

madodel madodel at mac.com
Thu Aug 26 17:48:37 UTC 2021

On 8/26/21 12:24, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic 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
My Tesla runs Linux, but that's in my garage. ;-)


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