On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> Ruairi Hickey wrote:
> > > > Need XP?
> > > > Really?
> > >
> > Speaking of my laptop...first problem.... It doesn't have a serial
> > port...for connecting to cisco / soekris boxes etc... I seen 2 different
> > product types.. a simple usb to serial cable (30 euros at marx, 15 at
> > maplin) or a usb-serial adaptor (30 at maplin)..
> > Which do I need ?????
>> They're probably the same thing?
>> I bought one based on the prolific chipset.
> Just plugged it into rh9 and it worked.
I have a usb gps reciever that uses an internal pl2303 converter, works
fine under 2.6, although I have heard rumours the driver was broken under
earlier 2.4 kernels.
Ewan Oughton 
3rd Year B.Sc. Comp Sys
DBadmin / AnonFTP Admin SkyNet
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