Get Connected to the Internet Quickly with Instant-On Operating Systems
Sep 11, 2009, 02:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Moran)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Michael
Hall for this link. ]
"If you'd like to put an instant-on OS on an existing notebook,
you have a couple of options.
"One option is Presto, a version of Xandros Linux. Presto should
work with most systems (we got it working easily both on a newly
purchased new MSI Wind netbook and a five-year-old Dell Inspiron
notebook). As important, it includes drivers for a number of common
Wi-Fi chipsets from Atheros, Broadcom, Intel, and Ralink."