Randall A Sindlinger on 8 Dec 2010 12:06:31 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] External drive casing for EIDE HD

On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 02:53:22PM -0500, Mike Leone wrote:
> On 12/8/2010 10:52 AM, Randall A Sindlinger wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 10:42:25AM -0500, Mike Leone wrote:
> >> Yeah, new machines don't really come with EIDE anymore. Nor PS/2 ports,
> >> mostly. Some still have serial ports ...
> >>
> > 
> > Not to endorse Dell, but just about every Dell desktop I've still seen has
> > a socket on the motherboard for PS/2 and serial. 
> The Precision M6500 I'm writing this on does not have a PS/2 or serial
> port. Not on the laptop, and not on the docking station.

Laptop - now iz that one of 'em new-fangled things I see people using on the
airoplane?  Naw, I 'uz talkin' 'bout _desktops_ - 'em things datchu put
on yer desk an' never move!

Motherboards on laptops have pretty much always been a different kettle
of fish.  Even when they *had* PS/2 on them, you were lucky if it was
more than one!


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