Hardware problem (I think)

S. Anthony Sequeira tony at sequeira.org.uk
Sun Feb 6 03:40:42 PST 2005

On Sat, 2005-02-05 at 18:05 -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> And you've tried the obvious (a different pointing device)?

Yes, no joy.

> The biggest concern that I would have is that the pointing device and 
> the keyboard are generally controlled by the same piece of hardware 
> (used to be a separate chip, now part of something larger), so if that 
> device has a problem you could lose your keyboard port as well. It could 
> also be something less significant (like a resistor or capacitor 
> dedicated to the pointing device port). I wouldn't be too concerned 
> about the machine getting worse because of this, though.

No problems with the keyboard (touch wood).  I'm glad to read the last
sentence though, thanks.
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