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Put /boot on an EXT2 partition that's 100MB in size (any EXT# works, if you can't use EXT then use FAT32), cut your SWAP down to 1/4th the size you have. Unless you plan on doing hibernation or something that requires SWAP to equal your RAM. Other than that I see no problems

[edit] If your having problems use another distro. Most of your lag isn't going to come from the distro specifically but the desktop manager. There isn't much optimization you can do on that part, you can do tweaking of the kernel but after a point that really becomes moot (only a few tweaks really are worth it). You could use any distro, a minimal install would probably work (or custom, something that comes with XFCE first for example).
Edited by mushroomboy - 6/17/11 at 4:24pm
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Put /boot on an EXT2 partition that's 100MB in size (any EXT# works, if you can't use EXT then use FAT32), cut your SWAP down to 1/4th the size you have. Unless you plan on doing hibernation or something that requires SWAP to equal your RAM. Other than that I see no problems

[edit] If your having problems use another distro. Most of your lag isn't going to come from the distro specifically but the desktop manager. There isn't much optimization you can do on that part, you can do tweaking of the kernel but after a point that really becomes moot (only a few tweaks really are worth it). You could use any distro, a minimal install would probably work (or custom, something that comes with XFCE first for example).
dude, you are simply awesome!! I did something similar to what you recommended, I created a small FAT32 partition and installed Grub4DOS and it created a master boot record on the FAT32 that allowed the computer to boot. Rep + for sure!!
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Hey, I am trying to locate a 4.x series now, either that or I could try to use Wary Puppy 5.1.2???
ibiblio hosts every version of Puppy ever released.

http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/...ns/puppylinux/
     
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