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Re: [SLUG] more RS232: USB-RS232, PCI ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] more RS232: USB-RS232, PCI ?
- From: "Voytek Eymont" <lists@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 13:46:15 +1000 (EST)
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On Tue, June 24, 2008 11:36 am, david.lyon@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> another option... an RS-232 <-> USB converter, that will give you another
> RS-232 port on an old clunker. Giving you three RS232 ports all up.
actually, I bought one last week that has USB to TWO RS232s, runs fine on
windoze, I presume, it will run on Linux as well, I'll try that, it was...
around $40 I think
I'm just thinking what will work 'best'
> and when I think about it ? what ? only one PC running in the house ? so
> few... most of the linux diehards have at least five.... :-)
I really like to utilize my hardware till it drops, and, utilize every
interface till there is no holes left vacant, I still use 486SL (which I
think is a 386 with math co-pro?) as a fax server/answering machine/file
(apart from my web server, remote to me) this will be my 1st Linux machine