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Re: OLPC Serial Port built-in...



Same here - I can't wait to port my linux radio software to this new
computer.


David Goncalves
W1EUJ

On 11/13/07, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea@pacbell.net> wrote:
>
> Well, I just placed my order. Some poor kid will get a
> (hopefully) useful device to enhance his education,
> and I'll get one to experiment with.
> 73, Jim  KQ6EA
>
> --- Robert Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu> wrote:
>
> > >> Does the OLPC have a serial port?
> > >
> > > No. but it does have 3 x USB... and a sound card.
> >
> > But since the sound card has been shown to have a DC
> > input
> > capability, it would seem that it could be used as
> > an RS-232
> > serial port too.  Just a little bit-banger
> > software...
> >
> > The output might not have enough swing to drive
> > other devices,
> > but the input should work.  That would be a great
> > capability...
> > For backward compatibility with RS-232 devices out
> > there...  A
> > good project for someone...
> >
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