PS2 mouse are plugged directly to the motherboard which can be bad if ya
plug things hot into it.. I've risked it before and when X hung I
killed -1 it and all was well again..
Damian O'Sullivan Tel:087-2241456 damian at linux.ie
If only women came with pull-down menus and online help.
On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Robert Sweetnam wrote:
> AFAIK, you cant if its a PS/2 mouse.
> Serial rodents allow you to hot swap, but I cant remember the reason why
> PS/2 ones dont. I think its because with a serial mouse the serial port has
> the IRQ and with PS/2 its handled a bit differently.
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