Subject: Re: re-probe devices? (USB and ps/2)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2003 01:37:17
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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.