Slax6.0.7 is a nice thing to load into RAM and run... live.
With KDE for a desktop, loaded to RAM... I can check on my website, and listen to an mp3 CD... Yep, I was able to use the CD-Rom with the entire setup loaded in memory.
...or I could simply navigate over to my mp3 collection on drive sda, sdb... Cool Stuff!
Without installin' to the hard drive!
*A Note Concerning Slax:
Do not forget that when you load Slax, you are 'root'. If you chose to access and delete C:...
(Well, that wouldn't be the worse thing you could do)