Re: [OT] the limits of googling
On 29/06/2008, James Youngman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Hugo Vanwoerkom <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Google searching is (still?) primitive.
> > I would like to know the answer to a simple question:
> > What are the most recent laptops that run Linux *and* have a working analog
> > (RJ-11) modem installed?
> > Listed by highest price first.
> > Hugo
> > PS All the searching I have done lead me to believe that they don't exist.
> > But how do you prove that with Google?
> Not strictly an answer to your question, but the Linux Emporium sell a
> proper hardware modem in a PCMCIA card, which should work with most
> laptops I'd guess.
Again sidestepping the actual question:
I had this same issue when they started phasing out RS232 ports from
laptops, the solution for me was to use a usb adapter. I believe the
same solution may apply here. Staying with the google theme there are
results such as these:
Though it then becomes yet another dongle to carry around...