serial port not showing on thinkpad: dmesg.txt

Janina Sajka janina at
Tue Aug 20 12:02:13 EDT 2002

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Cheryl Homiak wrote:

> Ok, I know this is dense, but I look at FN and all i can think of is function.
> What is the FN key?
> Sorry.

No problem. It is just that--"function." Think of it as another function 
shifting key, just like ctrl and alt are keys that make other keys do 
different functions.

For example: FN+F7 cycles through three video settings. You'll care when 
you hook up to a monitor, or to a projector when doing a presentation. 
You'll care when running on batteries.

Mostly, it doesn't matter.

 > > Cheryl
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