[Coco] Re: What it is

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Tue Aug 29 05:45:12 EDT 2006

On Monday 28 August 2006 22:55, Bob Devries wrote:
>Tserial mouse drivers are included in the NitrOS9 distro.
>They are at /dd/nitros9/6309l2/modules/scf/
>The names are:
>They are for standard serial port pak (6551) or the special 2-port
> version (6552) and Logitech 3 button mouse(L) or Microsoft 2 button (M).

I should pay more attention, I wasn't aware they had already been 

I suspect the proper one to use is the 6551 version, editing the hardware 
address in it to match your I/O hardware mapping.

Since mice themselves have changed, where can one actually buy a new serial 
mouse today?  All I can find locally are now ps2 (rare) and usb.

>Regards, Bob Devries, Dalby, Queensland, Australia
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Fred D. Provoncha" <fredprov5 at usfamily.net>
>To: <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2006 12:53 PM
>Subject: [Coco] Re: What it is
>> So I found the serial mouse drivers on RTSI. But I have a question: Are
>> they compatible with the most-recent NitrOS9 Distro? Specifically what
>> driver files should I use? Do I also need to replace the Clock module
>> in order to get a serial mouse to work as the instructions with the
>> drivers seem to indicate? Or are the Clock modules that come with
>> NitrOS just fine? Finally, how do you hook up a serial mouse to the
>> RS232 Pack?
>> Fred Provoncha
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