Slightly OT: Which Laptop (Collins, Kevin)

Wes Kurdziolek wkurdzio at cslab.vt.edu
Wed Apr 24 19:05:00 CDT 2002


Here's where you can get the Linux driver for the PCtel modem:

http://www.medres.ch/~jstifter/pctel/

Here's a really nice document on how to get it working:

http://www.peacefulaction.org/sayamindu/pctel.html

On Wed, 2002-04-24 at 16:39, Ed Griffin wrote:
> The Latitude C610 is a good laptop for Linux use.  Once you patch the 
> Xfree86 to 4.1.0 the ATI chipset is recognized.  THe only thing I have had 
> a problem with is the PCtel modem, it is a hardware modem, but Linux 
> support is lacking.  Otherwise it is a great system, and you can get it for 
> less than $3k.
> 
> --Ed
> 
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