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Does not work to connect a PS2 KVM to a Raspberry Pi
on 27 June 2012
I bought this hoping to use it to connect a port of my Aten PS2 KVM switch to the USB port on my Raspberry Pi, which runs a standard Linux system and so should recognise this device as a USB keyboard and mouse (The Pi works fine with a stand-alone USB keyboard and mouse).
Result: nothing. No response to either keys pressed or mouse movements, though a few garbage characters appeared on the login line when I plugged it in.
It sort-of works without the KVM switch (keyboard and mouse directly plugged into the adaptor), but the absence of the backslash key on a UK keyboard is a fatal flaw.
Also, the Amazon technical details page says it supports Mac OS and Linux, but the packaging says "For PC use only", so beware it may not work on other types of computer or with KVM switches.
I've given it two stars, though, since it is cheap enough to try and then throw away if it doesn't work.