Re: suggest project

James Simmons (
Thu, 13 Sep 2001 09:42:43 -0700 (PDT)

> Find out why Linux PS/2 keyboard and mouse drivers don't support
> disconnect, and reconnect of said devices. Then fix things so
> that keyboard can be replugged at any time, and it gets into
> sensible state, same with the mouse.
> This is especially serious nuisance while running X-window system,
> which of course uses raw keyboard events. (But that should not matter
> at the low-level driver, which should handle the reconnect issue.)

This has been fixed for some time with the input api drivers we have had
in CVS.

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