[techtalk] Other OSes on a Linux box

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Mon Jan 3 21:43:56 EST 2000

On Mon, 3 Jan 2000 15:21:02 -0800, jennyw at griffon.personic.com said:

>My question is ... if I buy a bunch of Intel-based servers from a
>company like VA or Penguin, am I likely to be able to run NT on them
>as well?  And, more importantly, if there's a problem, am I going to
>be able to get help or am I going to be wishing that I'd bought a
>Compaq or IBM machine instead?

You may have driver problems.  Win9X and NT are both intended to be
installed only by OEMs -- and as such, they do a poor job of properly
configuring vendor-specific hardware.  If you have any "nongeneric"
hardware expect problems.


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