Re: Mouse configuration during installation needs improvement
Stephen Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thinkpad 600). But I'm impressed. Theoretically, one
> is not supposed to be able to hot swap a PS/2 mouse.
> But it works. Kudos to the kernel folks.
The problem has never been that the mouse didn't work after a hot
The problem is that with PS/2 the power surge on the port, as little
as it is, may well fry your mainboard. Obviously in the last 10 or so
years mainboards have become a bit more resilient to this because
people to tend to accidentally pull a mouse cable every now and then
and plug it back in.