Subject: Re: Keyboard difficulties
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chuck McManis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2001 02:57:54
And there is the small issue that since on "cheapo" motherboards the 5v
line isn't fused "hot plugging" a mouse or keyboard can be "quick frying"
of your motherboard. Having helped debug three such "problems" this year
alone, I don't think its a good idea. If you want to hot plug such things
then perhaps the USB drivers would be more suitable.
At 10:48 AM 12/4/01 +0000, David Laight wrote:
>I recently grovelled through the ps2 mouse code (my new mouse wasn't
>working - my fault). There doesn't seem to be anything in netBSD to
>support 'hot plugging' of keyboards and mice.