Subject: Re: re-probe devices? (USB and ps/2)
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2003 01:37:17
In message <>, George Michaelson writes:
>if I switch ps/2 mice via a dock/undock, new ps/2 behaviours like being
>scrollable don't seem to be picked up.

This is quite possibly because many laptops have hardware that will filter
out the scrollwheel protocol.  The PS/2 protocol for scroll mice is an utter
monstrosity, and really *can't* reprobe on the fly; there's no way to tell.