Subject: ADB Driver doesn't work with EMAC Silhouette Track Ball
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From: John E. Clark <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 10/28/1994 16:50:08
At  2:17 PM 10/28/94 -0700, wrote:
>- One of my ADB devices (an EMAC Silhouette trackball) seems to wedge
>the boot process consistently at the same point every time.  (In the
>middle of the configuration message for the 'ite0' mini-console - the
>first two letters of the device name ('it') get printed, and then it
>hangs.)  I solved this by using an Apple mouse instead.

I had this problem as well. I chalked it up to some 'identify' sequence
which the track-ball doesn't respond to as exactly the way the Apple
mouse does. But given the other problems I've had, a track ball is the

John Clark