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Re: Best Laptop?



On Mon, Nov 20, 2000 at 10:20:15AM +1100, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> CaT  <cat@zip.com.au> writes:
> 
> > On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 01:33:08PM +1100, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> >> I would recommend the Gateway Solo 9300 series myself. The hardware
> >> is of good quality, with only the soft-modem unsupported.
> >
> > I have a 5300. Erm. Softmodem?
> 
> Software modem. Winmodem. However you prefer to pronounce it.

Yeeew! Right. I made damn sure the sales understood that I wanted
a real modem. so i got a minipci xircom with thernet and modem
but...

> As far as I can tell, anyway. It requires specialised drivers under
> Win32, fails to expose itself as a serial port and has the right sort of
> PCI specs to be a software modem.
> 
> Not that I will object if you can point me at how to enable it as a real
> modem under Linux. :)

I can't get it to go under linux. :/ lspci gives mention of a uart in
there but setserial don't give me any results. :/

-- 
CaT (cat@zip.com.au)

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