[Ma-linux] usb to ps2 adapters for a net4801 soekris board
mstone at mathom.us
Tue Dec 19 09:49:46 EST 2006
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 09:10:12AM -0500, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
>I believe that those keyboards and mice that use both PS/2 and USB
>connection have separate USB and PS/2 circuitry, on separate pins. I
>have cracked the USB/PS2 adapter open and it was just a pass-through.
That's for the adapters that come with keyboards/mice. You can also buy
adapters that actually translate ps/2 to usb (about $10). I've used
those for machines without ps/2 on a kvm which only does ps/2.
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