[olpc-help] connecting to Ethernet instead of going wireless

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at cesmail.net
Wed Dec 26 19:40:31 EST 2007

Larry J. Maltin wrote:
> No, no, no; quite clearly my question was misunderstood. I will purchase 
> for myself the necessary cable, that goes from Ethernet to USB. I only 
> want to know whether I can simply plug into the hotel's Ethernet and 
> into the Lappie with a USB. I would like to know this before I went to 
> the trouble of locating and purchasing the connector.

I went to CompUSA Monday and bought a Linksys USB200M, plugged it into
my USB port, hooked it up to my switch, booted the laptop and I'm on the
air via DHCP. So that much works. But where have you found a hotel with
*wired* Ethernet???? :)

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