[CentOS] Building an "instant on" X terminal

Thu Apr 15 04:48:22 UTC 2010
Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com>

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 05:26:44PM -0700, Benjamin Franz wrote:
>> If you aren't adverse to Ubuntu, 10.04 LTS (beta right now but final by
>> the end of the month) boots in 10 seconds from a hard drive. I've tried
>> it: It was impressively fast.
> Will it run in 256Mb RAM and on 512Mb of disk?  'Cos that's all this
> machine has :-)

thinstation will, if tuned to just the essential utils.

I boot and run it completely in a 8MB initrd image off PXE.