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Correct. The idea is a quick live distro you can boot up to do all of your benchmarking and testing without having to install an OS.

That "purpose" eliminates the usefulness of this distro. Users want something they can keep. Another thing that I wanted to ask you about is, what programs are you planning on adding to this distro to accomplish this? Benchmarking programs for Linux are few and far between. And the ones that do exist, don't compare to those available on the Windows platform.

Also some users, including myself, are looking for something that's aesthetically pleasing as well. Right now, the distro looks and feels like it's ten years old. I feel like I'm trying to work with a copy of Windows XP that I can't install or really do much of anything with.
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Downlloading the pre-alpha now. I dought i can give much since my time is limited and mostof my expearance is in java, but i'll certinly help if i can. Just a question, why use xfce? Why not lxde or maybe just use openbox as a standalone?
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Correct. The idea is a quick live distro you can boot up to do all of your benchmarking and testing without having to install an OS.
Yes but in most cases live CD's are really slow.
If you just had a very light wight Distro with LXDE that could boot in seconds instead if a live CD.
That is what we need.
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post #144 of 205
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Yes but in most cases live CD's are really slow.
If you just had a very light wight Distro with LXDE that could boot in seconds instead if a live CD.
That is what we need.

Use a USB stick. Much better than a CD for live environments.
post #145 of 205
Just found this thread as well, and i might give it a go. I was looking for a good solution to drop onto a 1gb usb stick to do stability testing/monitoring from, as I already corrupted some files w/ all the BSOD's on my windows 7 install. As far as "installing" a distro like this, I dont think that really fits into what this tool should be. It should be a fast booting (usb) windowed environment where you can run all the necessary tools for overclock testing.

Also on a side note, since its linux and it doesnt "BSOD" how do we tell if we need more vcore, etc as we dont have the BSOD codes?
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I am definately interested to see if there is anything I can do to help out... looking to breaking away from windows anyway, also will be gearing twords a linux+ certification... please send a whisper with intstructions on where to dl the alpha... as well as provide any info on testing
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I am definately interested to see if there is anything I can do to help out... looking to breaking away from windows anyway, also will be gearing twords a linux+ certification... please send a whisper with intstructions on where to dl the alpha... as well as provide any info on testing

Let me see what I can dig up
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if you are having folding @ home might i also suggest including boinc?
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if you are having folding @ home might i also suggest including boinc?

This is a great idea.
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why am i the only person on the IRC channel?
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