"MontaVista Software, a company specialising in use of Linux in embedded computing devices, has won an investment from Yahama and sold its software for use in a new video-recording computer."
NEC has picked MontaVista's Linux Professional Edition operating system for use in its AX10 home server.
The AX10 is designed to record video from television on to its hard drive. It can also be used to connect multiple PCs to each other as well as to consumer-electronics devices.
It can be controlled by a remote from afar over a mobile phone network with an NTT DoCoMo I-mode phone.
Many companies always had intrest in Linux Emedded OS, Yamaha is one of the leading investors for such.
(Info grabbed from dif scources and linux.org)