The Nintendo Wii is a game console released by Nintendo in 2006.


  • CPU: 729 MHz PowerPC-based processor manufactured by IBM
  • GPU: 243 MHz ATi-designed GPU
  • RAM: 88 MB of RAM (24 MB for graphics, 64 MB for system)
  • Storage: 512 MB internal Flash storage, DVD-based optical drive, SDHC card reader
  • Networking: 802.11 b/g wireless, Ethernet (via supported USB Ethernet dongle)
  • Expansion / connectivity: Two USB ports, Bluetooth, SDHC slot

Linux support status

As of September 2010, most hardware is supported, including wireless and Bluetooth. This support is not integrated into the mainline kernel, but is available at

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