Richard Atkinson wrote: > That makes sense. I once read that the original IBM PC AT keyboard > controller had two ports and the keyboard only used one of them, so when > IBM produced the PS/2 with a proper mouse interface they simply designed a > mouse protocol similar to the keyboard protocol using the "spare" port > already on their keyboard controller. Sorry. I should have thought a bit > more. A "true" AT keyboard can be configured to be slave (as in: the *computer* is generating the clock). How about mice? -- Martijn van Buul - Pino@dohd.org - http://www.stack.nl/~martijnb/ Geek code: G-- - Visit OuterSpace: mud.stack.nl 3333 Kees J. Bot: The sum of CPU power and user brain power is a constant. - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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