Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 21st Mar 2005 11:22 UTC
Linux 2003 was the year with Gentoo written all over it in the Linux universe. Last year was Ubuntu's & MEPIS'. I believe that Arch Linux's year is the current one. Read more for a comparison of Arch to existing distributions, and why we think it rocks and where we think it still requires some work.
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RE: RE: just few points
by bozo on Mon 21st Mar 2005 17:26 UTC

So, you're saying that Arch/Slackware running lots of unneccesary services with a generic kernel is faster than Debian running only needed services with a specialized kernel?

first of all during install you can compile your own kernel (what most sane people do), secondly you can turn off unnecessary services (simple ay?), and thirdly at my system axp 1700, 512ram etc. system starts up in roughly 18seconds together with apache, mysql, sshd, dhcpd and others + xdm
as for debian, never made it to start up in such short time
now you may draw some conclusions