Subject: Re: mouse pads
To: Jason Downs <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 04/04/1996 16:25:01
On Thu, 4 Apr 1996, Jason Downs wrote:

> I've been reading the Sun hardware FAQ, and it states that Sun3 mice
> used a mouse pad with `broad stripes', as opposed to the later mice that
> used `narrow stripes'.  Does anyone know for sure whether or not the older
> mice will work with the newer pads?  I've got mice without pads.

I believe it will work.  I have a 3/80 with a type 4 keyboard and mouse 
which sits on top of a Sparc 20.  To save space I have only one mouse pad 
and it is the newer one that came with the 20.  However, this is the 
mouse that uses a din-8 plug, and not the RJ-45 that the REALLY old mice