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Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:04 pm
by xandurr
Hi all,
Just wondering what is the fastest/most stable OS Build people have come across so far?

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:10 pm
by Mr.Dave
XBian for XBMC builds

and I thought Puppy was pretty quick using Berryboot to install it

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:39 pm
by RaTTuS
Raspbian

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cat /boot/issue.txt;uname -v ; uprecords
Raspberry Pi reference 2012-07-15 (armhf)
Generated using spindle, http://asbradbury.org/projects/spindle/, d2c1253, stage4-lxde-edu.qed
#1 PREEMPT Tue Jul 17 23:37:28 BST 2012
     #               Uptime | System                                     Boot up
----------------------------+---------------------------------------------------
->   1    24 days, 21:38:42 | Linux 3.1.9+              Fri Jul 20 16:59:35 2012
     2     1 day , 04:59:05 | Linux 3.1.9+              Thu Jul 19 12:00:20 2012
     3     0 days, 20:15:55 | Linux 3.1.9+              Tue Jul 17 12:46:07 2012

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:53 pm
by marco36
Mr.Dave wrote:XBian for XBMC builds

and I thought Puppy was pretty quick using Berryboot to install it
Agreeļ¼

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 2:51 pm
by adlambert
RISCOS is still just alpha but is the fastest thing I've seen running on a Pi.

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:18 pm
by Grumpy Mike
adlambert wrote:RISCOS is still just alpha but is the fastest thing I've seen running on a Pi.
I would agree with that, however it is not Linux which is either a tremendous bonus or a bit of a downer depending on your point of view.

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:49 am
by xandurr
Awesome, Thanks for the feedback, i have grabbed Xbian and Raspbian and will try them both out tonight

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:59 am
by adlambert
Grumpy Mike wrote:
adlambert wrote:RISCOS is still just alpha but is the fastest thing I've seen running on a Pi.
I would agree with that, however it is not Linux which is either a tremendous bonus or a bit of a downer depending on your point of view.
Yes, it's RISC OS not linux. The op didn't mention or imply linux.

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:16 pm
by Grumpy Mike
adlambert wrote:Yes, it's RISC OS not linux. The op didn't mention or imply linux.
However, judging by his response that is what he meant. ;)

Re: Fastest OS for Pi?

Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:52 pm
by adlambert
Grumpy Mike wrote:
adlambert wrote:Yes, it's RISC OS not linux. The op didn't mention or imply linux.
However, judging by his response that is what he meant. ;)
OK, next time I promise to read all unposted posts before I post. :lol: