Inspiron 1525 Hardware

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Sep 8 01:57:20 UTC 2008

On Sat, 6 Sep 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> Ironically, I just bought an Inspiron 1525 for a friend of mine's son
> as a birthday gift, so I do have access to one indirectly, and can
> probably borrow it for a day or two if need be.  It lacks a serial
> port, so I'd have to buy a USB serial adapter for serial console if
> remote console was needed.

Just FYI.. This won't work.
You need a 'real' serial port for console, the other option would be to 
use Firewire (if the laptop has it).

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