It may be another year before I have a deployable vista image but the point is I like working with the newest code available. IMO vista is bloated but it runs better than xp does. Everyone thinks that vista is just a flashy new GUI, they don't realize that there is 5 years of development behind the new code. Anyway my goal here is to strip EVERYTHING out of vista, except the kernel, aero theme, and calculator. Integrate my own drivers, and slip stream the install. The image will be running on compact flash like my current xp install. I would like to get the image down to 500 mb, I know this is possible with enough tweaking. Also when your image gets this small the system requirements for running the OS goes down. Ive seen a 700mb vista image happily multitasking on a minimum spec 850 Mghz celeron 256ram machine. Yes it may be premature to slap an OEM vista on the carPC but vista IS xp's replacement.
id like to know a show of hands of anyone else who has actually run RoadRunner in Vista WITH the aero ui enabled?
I would like to compare some notes on some small issues im seeing in RR (latest beta only) and aero.
Works on my desktop too. Full install of build 2600 vista. Im not running flash skins though.
@ blk02si and wizz
Ill send u guys a PM later today.
Should be fun to see if this actually gives ANY benefit at all on a Carpc, personally i never see the windows gui, so i don't really see the idea. In my book vista is not xp's replacement, but rather it's bloated big brother....:-)