> 2 issues you might want to consider.
> Software is usually more available for the Sparc variant, e.g.
You need to be careful. As long as you don't buy generic you should beQuote:> The other, more critical, issue is device certification. Unlike Windows
> based systems, UNIX systems seem to be very picky about the precise
> hardware specifications. You usually cannot run any UNIX system on a
> lot of off-the-shelf motherboards, memory SIMM's, disk controllers, disk
> drives, video boards, etc... Before you go the x86 route, make sure
> that all the equipment you intend to use is certified by the software
ok. The only piece of hardware I had trouble with was a VERY generic
CD-ROM on an otherwise generic machine.