Edit: Unfortunately, the images originally included in this post are gone, because of hosting problems in late 2009. My apologies.
“Speechless” doesn’t even begin to express my reaction to this.
That’s my 1Ghz Pentium III, from a cold boot to an IceWM desktop in only 41 seconds on a live CD. Network is up. nv driver selected and running. Video set to 1024×768. Mouse works. Touchpad works. Keyboard is set. Clock is ticking.
How … ? I can’t. … How did they … ?
Debian etch with Firefox and a few other small apps, and straight to the desktop in only 12 seconds longer than it takes my thumbscrewed Arch installation to do the same thing. Runs like greased lightning too.
On my K6-2 it was up and running (without a network card) in only 1:41. That’s only 20 seconds longer than a sparse Ubuntu setup. And only a minute slower than Lowarch, and with a 24X CDROM.
I’m speechless. This is the link. You do the clicking. I have way too much to think about right now.