From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain wbtsystems.com)
Date: Mon 11 Oct 1999 - 17:00:43 IST
On Mon, 11 Oct 1999, John P . Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 1999 at 04:22:17PM +0100, Liam Bedford mentioned:
> > Found one at lunch time (49.99 in Game)...
> > It's USB and PS/2... I decided to mess around with the USB connector...
> > Redhat 6.1... I built 2.3.20 with USB support as a module, and installed
> > the kernel and rebooted.
> > it's happy!.. it's working.. I'm amazed.. that was relatively painless!
> Do tell. That's more expensive than my trackman FX (which was #44) - is it
> worth it ?
I'll tell you once I've used it more, but I like it so far...
> My experience with expensive optical mice was that they didn't feel good,
> and the extra resolution was outweighed by the fact that they felt cheap.
it doesn't feel particularly cheap, and it has a cool red glow <g>
> Still, it'd be nice to find something to use the USB port for. Thought one
> of the first things I'd see it be used for was for home networking. Anyone
> seen IP over USB yet ?
I've heard of it, Intel have it I think.. but USB is very much a winmodem
idea (lots of processor power etc etc)...
--- Liam Bedford System Administrator WBT Systems, Block 2, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt St. 01-4170153 9 out of 10 orange cats prefer Mandrakes!
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