PS/2 Mouse

John Summerfied debian at
Wed Dec 28 03:59:44 UTC 2005

Ali Helmy wrote:
> Hey,
> I got FC4 running on my laptop, and when ever I plug-in a PS/2 mouse, the
> system does not detect it... the mouse is working fine, and before on the
> "dreaded" windows system, it used to work too, so i know all the HW works...
> but i cant get it to automount on FC4, or even activate it...
> Any tips?

As I understand it, PS/2 is not (electrically) hot-pluggable, and by 
plugging one in you risk damage to your computer.

I'd spend a few dollars and get a USB mouse: they are hot-pluggable and 
hot plugging works.



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