[ubuntu-in] Ubuntu Install vs Live

Nitesh Mistry mailbox at mistrynitesh.net
Wed Oct 6 14:54:25 BST 2010

On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 07:09:00PM +0530, Narendra Sisodiya wrote:
> When Live CD boots, it give two option, live and directly install
> What exactly is the difference of speed in booting and working in both
> options.
> My concern is about RAM.
> If we have RAM = 125 MB then what is the speed in both option.
> IMO - live CD load rootfs on RAM but Install media might not be doing so.

Read speeds of CD drive is obviously slower than that of HDD. Everytime
you want to load a program, reading instructions from HDD (ie. installed
mode) will be faster than CD drive.

Nitesh Mistry
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