[BL] USB modem and wireless, was Development Tools for BL (fb)
lforrestster at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 22:00:16 EST 2006
On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 07:07:41PM +1300, 3aoo-cvfd at dea.spamcon.org wrote:
> Lee Forrest wrote:
> > Had a friend who lost thousands on ebay.
> Then he must have bid on expensive items. It's impossible
> to lose thousands when you bid on $1 items.
> > Wouldn't touch it with gloves on.
> I've only been burned once -- I lost a whole $3.
> The biggest bid I've ever made at an online auction
> was $40.
> It's a bit like going to the casino -- never risk more
> than you are prepared to lose.
My friend is an engineer. He could afford it. And the seller had
the highest rating possible. Turns out he had spent about six
months building up a good reputation (making plenty of money
while doing so) and then walked away with over a million dollars.
> > I booted BL3 with my 2.4.19 kernel from debian and it
> > configured the serial port just fine. But I lost X.
> Interesting... another problem with Xvesa. I suggest
> you install a proper Xserver (instructions are on the
> BL3 homepage).
But I _love_ the way BL3 X works! Maybe I can configure
a 2.4 kernel to use it. If not, that'll be the way to
go. Until I can ditch X altogether. (if possible)
> > It'll take me a while to tune into the old computer scene.
> The old computer scene is a lot fun. And it's very economical.
> Why buy $1000 hardware, when $20 hardware provides similar
> functionality (using appropriate software).
Exactly! Viva la Revolucion!
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