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Re: [OT] Looking for a notebook



On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 16:13 -0500, Joe Tseng wrote:
> Awesome!!!  The 520, 630 and 830 all have serial ports.  I'm a happier 
> camper today.  :)
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Scott van Looy" <scott ethosuk org uk>
> To: "For users of Fedora" <fedora-list redhat com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2007 3:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [OT] Looking for a notebook
> 
> 
> > Today William Hooper did spake thusly:
> >
> >> On 11/6/07, Joe Tseng <joe_tseng hotmail com> wrote:
> >>> I've been asked to look for notebooks for my office that have built-in
> >>> serial ports.  We've already used USB-to-serial adapters and port
> >>> multipliers with mixed success; we are kind of leery of using PCMCIA 
> >>> serial
> >>> ports.  And we'd like to use these notebooks on the go so docks are out 
> >>> of
> >>> the question.  Can I get the big OEMs to sell me a few of these or am I 
> >>> out
> >>> of luck with them?
> >>
> >> Some of Dell's Latitude line still have them.  I've got a D820 here
> >> with one, I believe the D830 (current model) still has one.  According
> >> to emperorlinux.com the D520 and D630 have them also.
> >
> > My D620 has one too 

Dell Precision M65 has one.

- Brian



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