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[lcdproc] LCDProc on PS2 / USB ?


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  • From: pcfe AT unix-ag.uni-kl.de (Patrick C. F. Ernzer)
  • Subject: [lcdproc] LCDProc on PS2 / USB ?
  • Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 16:25:42 +0200 (MEST)

Hi,

On 7 Sep, William W. Ferrell wrote:
> * Chris R.
> (chris AT cian.net)'s
> mailer blew these chunks:
>> As there are so many 'adaptors' for PS2 to serial ports (for mice) I
>> figured that
>> the wiring is pretty similar, its just the arrangement that is different.
>> So, if
>> you take a bare-bones LCD and make a direct connection from it to the PS2
>> port
>> pins on the motherboard, then it should work just as though it were a
>> serial port
>> (?)
>
> Sounds reasonable to me :)
>
> I have *no* idea how the PS/2 stuff works. Although I must admit those
> adapters always made me suspect PS/2 was just a hacked-off serial port
> (only smaller) ;)

According to
<http://w1.196.telia.com/~u19600011/hwb/ad_MousePs2Serial.html>
this is not the case.

RU

PCFE
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