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Re: best combo for adding external keyboard/mouse to laptop?



On Wed, 2002-12-18 at 06:33, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   given that the built-in keyboard on my dell inspiron is
> starting to act flaky (missing occasional keystrokes), but
> i don't have the time to send it in for service right now,
> i'm looking at the possibilities for adding both an external
> keyboard and mouse.
> 
>   given one combo keyboard-or-mouse PS/2 port and two USB ports, 
> the possibilities are:
> 
> 1) PS/2 mouse and USB keyboard
> 
> 2) PS/2 keyboard and USB mouse
> 
> 3) both USB, but with an additional USB hub since i already
>    use one of the USB ports for my shapr zaurus
I like USB for its hot plugability.  Also some USB keyboards (eg mine)
come with a USB port for your mouse which would leave one free
-- 
Iain Buchanan <iain nospam pcorp com au>
Learn from other people's mistakes, you don't have time to make your own.

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