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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