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Old 01-20-2004, 06:42 PM   #1
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Question changing from USB to PS2 mouse?

So, I'm very proud of myself for getting my digital camera and USB thumb drive working, and especially my USB 802.11b adapter working (with WEP!) but now I'm very short on USB ports. I could get a hub, I guess, but I'd rather not.

What I want to do is remove my USB mouse and replace it with this PS2 mouse I have. So I unplugged the USB, plugged in the PS2, and nothing happened. What do I have to do?

Oh yeah, I'd like to do it without rebooting, if at all possible.


Old 01-20-2004, 08:42 PM   #2
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what distro are you using?
Old 01-20-2004, 10:23 PM   #3
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you will have to reboot I think. Your distro should set it up


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