From: Stephen_Reilly at domain dell.com
Date: Tue 18 Jun 2002 - 17:38:45 IST
>It takes a fair bit of power to drive the zip drive so that could be
>a good explanation for what's happening there. I guess if the modem is
Remember now it was just a guess and may not be the cause.
>some sort of Lucent variant I may be in luck. I do remember seeing mention
>of it though and as far as I know it was some unknown brand ......
The brand of modem is not entirely prohibitive, just the chipset.
>Speaking of which I see lucent have changed their name to Agere systems
>... I wonder did they thing that by changing their name to something
>inconspicuous their shareholders/creditors might forget about them ?
Lucent did not get renamed. Agere was a subset of Lucent technologies and
has broken away to form a seperate company. Since June 1st both now exist.
As regards the shareholders, they received a certain proportion of Agere
stock with the split.
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