Laptops For Linux?

Karl Wilbur karl at
Sat Jul 31 04:10:30 UTC 2004

Luke Yelavich wrote:

>>I'll need something with one PCMCIA slot and an ethernet port, or two 
>>PCMCIA slots, an RS232 serial port, and a parallel port, for all that 
>>legasy gear I still must use.
> This might be a big problem, as laptops these days don't ship with serial
> ports, as far as I know anyway.
> hth
> Luke

I had a job rcently where I needed a serial (DB9-RS232) port and my Dell 
Latitude LS did not have one.  I bought an adapter that plugged into the 
USB port and it served just fine.

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