USB Model M
spc at conman.org
Thu Dec 18 02:26:22 CST 2008
It was thus said that the Great John Foust once stated:
> At 04:57 PM 12/17/2008, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> >Under linux, yeah. The only odd behavior is that every now and then I'll hit a
> >key and nothing happens, but that may be the keyboard, I dunno (and yes,
> >it's a Model M).
> Funny you mention that. I'm using an older keyboard, AT-style,
> running the AT to a dumb PS/2 converter, then to a mouse-and-keyboard
> PS/2 to USB converter of today's $5 variety. Mine does the same thing
> now and then. It seems to eat four-five chars or just stop sending
> once or twice a day when I'm moving fast. Maybe it's due to weak
> handling of rollover. This is under WinXP.
I use a Model M with a PS/2-USB adaptor on both Linux and Mac (through a
Belkin 8-port KVM---hey, it was free!) without any problems.
-spc (Who has a stockpile of Model-M keyboards and won't give them
up ... )
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