[rescue] Best brains: Dead keyboard ports on PC hardware
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue Jun 19 10:00:50 CDT 2007
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>> That's worth a try. I think I may have a PCI USB2.0 card around here
>>> someplace, if I can just find it. I thought of putting in a PCI PS/2
>>> card if I could find such a thing, but was concerned that even if I
>>> could, it might conflict with the existing failed hardware. The USB
>>> card idea might well work, though.
>> Oh ... it just occurred to me that the problem here is until the USB
>> card is "installed" by Windows, there'll be no way to respond to the
>> dialogs Windows throws up in the course of installing it.
> The PS/2 mouse doesn't work for that purpose?
Nope. Both PS/2 ports are dead as a doornail.
Phil Stracchino CDK#2
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