Durk Talsma wrote:
> On Monday 17 September 2007 18:41, Curtis Olson wrote:
>> My best guess is a debian derivative, probably stripped down for this
>> specific application.  I saw the debian penguin come up at the head of the
>> console boot messages ... only one penguin so it looks like a single
>> processor.  I don't know what the actual hardware really is ... I'd be
>> surprised if they had one CPU per seat ... maybe they were doing some sort
>> of virtualization?  Interesting to see.  Apparently my seat neighbors were
>> not nearly as excited as I was to find out the entertainment system was
>> running linux ... :-)
> Funny, I had actually the same experience, on the same aircraft type / 
> airliner on my last flight back from the US (Detroit - Amsterdam, May 17, 
> Northwest, A330). The entertainment system crashed midway during a movie, and 
> spontaneously rebooted, showing the penguin. 

I don't know whether this should be termed a good thing. Or why should
Linux-advocates be proud of their operating system being seen rebooting
on two independent instances? ;-)


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