Looking for dialup hardware solution
Lance F. Squire
lance-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at public.gmane.org
Sun Jul 13 01:59:03 UTC 2008
Walter Dnes wrote:
> One embarressing "oops"; I didn't order a built-in PCI modem card for
> a Dell. Apparently, them thar new-fangled machines don't got no serial
> port. So much for my faithfull USR X2 external modem. I suppose I'm
> looking at getting a PCI card retail. Or are there any other dialup
> solutions. I use dialup as emergency backup. It's really nice to have
> when I need it.
> Are there any other dialup options in the brave new world of
> computing? I have 1 free PCI slot in the machine.
You could always get a USB to Serial adapter. Last I checked these and
their printer counter parts are reasonably well supported in Linux.
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