[svlug] Linux enters the new device market

John McDonnell johnmc at johnmc.org
Tue Jan 14 14:42:06 PST 2003

It would appear that on Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Don Marti did say:

> I thought Sony was using MontaVista's distribution:

Sony and Matsushita, the parent company of Panasonic, are working to
gether on creating a distribution for use in consumer electronices.

It was on /. in mid December

The Sony press release is here:

Montavista's efforts are separate, as detailed in this Yahoo! News story:

Basically, Sony and Panasonic have no real desire to sell the distro, but
will use it in house.

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