On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 07:13:30PM -0000, Markie wrote: > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 06:45:58AM -0000, Markie wrote: > > > > i recently had a small child (my daughter) jump into my lap while > drinking > > > a > > > > mr. pibb which then ended up pouring almost directly into my old > keyboard. > > > > while i have attemtpted to clean that keyboard out (washed it > thoroughly), > > > i'm > > > > still waiting for it to dry before testing it. so, in the mean time, > i > > > > thought i'd go ahead and get a new keyboard. since staples and the > other > > > > local computer stores don't carry my keyboard of choice, i "settled" > for > > > the > > > > next best thing, which was the logitech MX duo (which is the logitech > > > elite > > > > wireless keyboard and the MX700 mouse). both of these work perfectly > in > > > > windows, even through my KVM (an IoGear miniview USB KVM model > G-CS104U). > > > but, > > > > when i use the KVM to switch to the freebsd box, it notices the USB > > > devices > > > > like this... > > > > > > > > uhub3: Texas Instruments TUSB2046 hub, class 9/0, rev 1.10/1.25, addr > 2 > > > > uhub3: 4 ports with 4 removable, self powered > > > > ukbd0: Logitech USB Receiver, rev 1.10/21.00, addr 3, class 3/1 > > > > kbd0 at ukbd0 > > > > ums0: Logitech USB Reveiver, rev 1.10/21.00, addr 3, class 3/1 > > > > ums0: 7 buttons and Z dir > > > > > > > > then, the keyboard will work, although it has a tendency to "feel > laggy" > > > and > > > > sometimes repeats letters if i'm typing quickly, and the mouse doesn't > > > work at > > > > all. so... i need to figure out why the keyboard is laggy to begin > with > > > (even > > > > though it is perfectly responsive in windows) and why the mouse > doesn't > > > even > > > > show up. thanks in advance... ;D > > > > > > > > kirt > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > > > > What version of freebsd are you running? I have the same mouse and a > belkin > > > 2 port e series switch and it's quite the opposite. Works good both ways > but > > > after I switch from Windows -> Freebsd then back to Windows again it > feels > > > laggy in Windows until I unplug it and plug it back in again. I am using > the > > > PS2 convertor. > > > > > i'm using FreeBSD 5.1 p10, but since my KVM is USB only i have it plugged > in > > using the USB port. I otherwise love the keyboard and mouse, but if i > can't > > use it with FreeBSD i'll probably take it back, since i only use my > windows > > box for playing games and such, and do most of my real work on my BSD box. > > not being able to type at a sufficient speed is a tremendous pain. > > > > i have noticed one thing, that in windows if i'm holding a key down and i > > press another key, it stops the held down key, prints the currently hit > key > > and then stops. for example... kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkg > > > > in FreeBSD if i'm holding down a key and press another key it prints the > > pressed key once and then resumes spitting out the still held down key, > for > > example kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkgkkkkkkk > > > > is there a way to get freebsd to use the first (windows) behavior? as i > think > > that will help with the slight bit of lag i'm getting in BSD causing > > characters to double print. > > > > -kirt > > Ahh, I think someone else had this problem fairly recently with a USB > keyboard thinking about it, possibly on the hackers list. Possibly fixed > in -CURRENT *but I am not sure!* You may want to give -CURRENT a shot or > perhaps try 4.9? Sorry I am not much help :oP I am pretty sure I remember > your keyboard problem being mentioned on either questions or hackers though. >
k, thanks for the headsup, i checked through the mailing lists once already, and i didn't have time again this morning to search too much before work. if i don't find anything i'll ask over at -hackers. anyone else that has any ideas, feel free to chime in ;D kirt _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"