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    Just Joined! groovygroundhog's Avatar
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    No serial port

    All, I need a serial port on my IBM Thinkpad X31 for school but I don't have one. Are there any USB or other add-on serial ports that work well under Linux? I'm using Gentoo, if that makes a difference. Thanks.

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    Linux Engineer LondoJowo's Avatar
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    I have a Thinkpad T40 running SuSE 9.3 and my USB to RS232 adapter works.
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