SUMMARY: Scroll Wheel/Wireless mouse for Sun Ray?

From: Peter Stokes <>
Date: Tue Apr 13 2004 - 06:23:28 EDT
Hi All

Bit of a late Summary, but have been waiting for delivery of a couple of
mice to confirm.

I received a few replies (thank you, as ever the best Sun admin list out
there), which confirmed that some of the Logitech mice will work fine
using the scroll wheel/wireless connection. Where it works, I was using
Sol 9, latest SRS software and Gnome 2.0 with Mozilla and evolution
1.4.5. Acrobat does not work. Also the wheel does not appear to work
with SunPCI II, which I guess is down to the Sun driver for Win2k (maybe
there is an update?)

I then decided to buy a few of them to test them.

Results are 

Logitech Click! Optical (wired) USB mouse - Works 100%

Logitech Cordless Mouseman Optical - Works 100%

Logitech Cordless Mouse (roller ball) - does not work 

I also found some references to wheel support for systems (not Sun Ray)
and that appears to be something of a problem on earlier versions of
Solaris (Sun Ray should be ok). No idea if recent Sol 9/10 still has the

On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 16:48, Peter Stokes wrote:
> Hi
> As I now use the Sun Ray's for my day to day work, I really would like
> to use a scroll wheel/wireless mouse for browsing etc. Anyone have
> experience of using one on Sun Rays and how to do it?
> Thanks 
> Peter
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