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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
> VAXStation.
	<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.

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