Re: My Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse with Tilt Wheel Technology.
From: Alan B. Clements ("alan.clements)
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2004 00:12:09 -0600
Mike Cox wrote:
> I have SuSE Linux 8.2 installed on my computer. I also have a
> Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse with Tilt Wheel Technology that I'd
> like to get running on my Linux computer. Unfortunately, there is no
> mouse listed in YAST2 that matches my mouse. I chose the closest one
> I could find, and it works but the "Tilt Wheel" doesn't. In other
> words I can scroll vertically just fine, but the side to side
> scrolling doesn't work.
> I need the tilt wheel to work because I do a lot of side scrolling due
> to my small monitor. I installed my mouse on Windows and here is what
> Microsoft calls it: "Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0". I just need it to
> work on my linux box.
> Here is my mouse's website if that would help you see what tilt wheel
> I suspect getting my tilt wheel to work involves editing some files,
> but I have no clue on how to edit them to get my tilt wheel to work.
> If anyone has this mouse and has gotten it to work under linux
> flawlessly, please help me.
> Thank you all in advance.
Are you using the ExporerPS/2 driver. This one handles the extended
protocals your looking for. However There is little chance that any
software will take advantage of it.