Re: Funky mouse.
On Fri, 11 Dec 1998, John C. Ellingboe wrote:
> Brent McMillan wrote:
> > I recently picked up an old (circa 1986) Digital, DEC VSXXX-AA mouse. I
> > picked it up because it didn't use a track ball, but rather an horizontal
> > and vertical roller on the underside. It look kinda like it had a PS/2
> > connection, but it doesn't. What are the odds I could get this to work on
> > my PC running Linux? I'm hoping all I need to do is get a serial cable
> > and connect up the wires. However I'm sure life is never that easy.
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> Here is some info on the mouse that you have. It is made for a DEC
<tech stuff snipped>
wow, thanks for all the detail. but I'm not too sure what to do with it.
*grin* are there any websites I can look at that can make me more
familiar with the hardware (esp. rewireing a mouse) or writing a driver,
or what exactly I need to do.