PCMCIA USB ports?
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Sun Sep 10 14:41:35 UTC 2006
On 9/10/06, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:
> Hi there.
> I have an IBM T30 laptop. I'd like to use it as a file server, and
> attach a nice big external drive to it. The problem is, it has only USB
> 1.0, i.e., very slow.
> However, the laptop does have two PCMCIA slots, so I am wondering:
> - is there such a thing as a PCMCIA card with USB 2.0 ports that is
> supported by Ubuntu?
> - will the PCMCIA interface support a transfer rate as big as or bigger
> than USB 2.0? There's no point doing this if it doesn't.
> Regards, K.
> Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
> http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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# A few
USB is pretty well supported. Stay with the major brands (cheap and popular).
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