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i've searched the net for a few hours and even though i gathered some useful informations i'm still completely lost and don't know where to begin.
Well, i bought 8GB of Ram for my main PC and 4GB of Ram for my Laptop.
The plan is to install Linux to the harddrive, boot, create a Ramdisk, copy Linux to Ramdisk*, run it from there.
*if possible i'd like to be asked on bootup which 'version' i want to run, then a script copies the needed files to the harddrive, e.g. i can have a Web-Dev Bootscript and all my web-dev stuff (Apache, Postgres..) is copied to the disk and run, or i can have a Office bootscript for school, where i have openoffice and so on...
so, well, i've figured out what i will need to use:
-x64 (since it's 4GB / 8GB of memory)
i've already tested DSL, i ran it from Ramdisk, it's very fast and i like it, but, i'd like a 2.6 Kernel...
I've tested puppy as well; but it is not available in x64
well, what i'd like to know:
-is there already something like what i want
-how can it be done?
-Where do i have to change something?
-With which distribution should i start.. i believe it should probably not be something to big and overloaded since i'd need to dig in quite deep and the more things there are the more complicated things get...