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TeslaOS: What will connect via the USB port?

wcalvin

Member
Apr 3, 2013
310
16
Seattle WA USA
A wired mouse will connect via the USB ports in the Model S but (in my experience) a wireless one will not.
A thumb drive will connect.
A wired USB keyboard but not (in my experience) a wireless one.
What have you tested?
 

araxara

S-P85#3,218 X-LR M3AWD
May 11, 2012
1,016
381
Tucson, AZ
Plugging in a Logitech Track Ball

What do you see when you plug in a mouse or keyboard that confirms the TeslaOS sees it? Does a mouse pointer appear, for example?
I had a USB Logitech Track Ball laying around and decided to plug it in. A blue dot appears when you move the track ball. It goes away once you stop moving the trackball. You can select an item by pressing the track ball left button.
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Blue Cursor Dot visible near Average button
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aaronw

Member
Dec 19, 2012
292
0
United States
I have a USB hard drive formatted with the Linux EXT4 filesystem. It works great for my FLAC music collection. I also have a bluetooth keyboard with a bluetooth to USB adapter. No luck there with either the adapter or bluetooth. I also tried a USB DVD ROM drive. Again, no luck.
 

AustinP

Active Member
Apr 6, 2015
1,176
930
Belgium
So old thread, but fwiw, wireless mouse with USB dongle works fine, in v8.1 ...44 but a wireless keyboard also with USB dongle not.

Anyone here knows why this used to work but was soon disabled? Security?
 

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