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DSL! (Damn Small Linux) biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by CaptainBlame View Post

Never understood the fascination with fast boots when you have suspend and resume.

There is something about an Instant On OS -

The convenience of doing something quick and closing it. The kind of quick thing you'd do on an iPad but might think twice when booting up a Windows laptop.
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Originally Posted by THC Butterz View Post

its not the overclock thats unstable, because i have been running the same overclock for years without a problem, its more the fact of having the voltage as high as I do that prevents resuming, but thats off topic, has anyone decided what the single fastest booting os is yet?
Arch + systemd on an SSD is ridiculously fast. I mean, my BIOS and boot menu take longer to go through than Linux takes from the boot menu through to my KDM login screen.
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DSL! (Damn Small Linux) biggrin.gif
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DSL is dead. Fastest Fully Off to Fully On Booting OS that I have tried is Arch, but it's one of those that I mention require some time put into it. That in mind, one of my laptops don't even have a harddrive at all because I loaded the whole OS into the RAM (It's SLAX if you're curious) and it operates faster than any other OS I've used. I'll take operating speed over boot speed any day, and since I only use the sleep function on that one I get the best of both worlds.

A big thing that takes its toll on boot time is the desktop environment. Using something like LXDE or Openbox will be a big improvement over something pretty like KDE.
    
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another vote for Arch Linux here
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