Using dials box with O on SGI

Stuart Priest priest at yorvic.york.ac.uk
Fri Aug 26 08:50:01 EST 1994


In article <D.LOVE.94Aug23132734 at pxws2.dl.ac.uk>, d.love at dl.ac.uk (Dave Love) writes:
|> >>>>> "Stuart" == Stuart Priest <priest at ben.NoSubdomain.NoDomain> writes:
|> 
|>  Stuart> Dear all
|>  Stuart> Can anyone remind me what I need to do to get a dial box to work with
|>  Stuart> O on an SGI workstation?  I remember how to change the dial warp 
|>  Stuart> factor with .dial_real but can't remember anything else! (in quanta
|>  Stuart> you use device.dat, is there a similar file for O?).
|> 
|>  Stuart> Thanks
|> 
|>  Stuart> Stuart
|>  
|> Hi Stuart , I'm not sure if you've done this , but this is what I had
|> to do ;-)
|> 
|> As system manager activate the System Manager Tool from Toolbox.
|> 
|> Select Serial Ports
|> 
|> there is an option to set the port to 'dials and buttons ', do this
|> for the appropriate port
|> 
|> reboot (may not be necessary but I did it to be on the safe side )
|> 
|> O will recognise the dials there. 
|> 
|> The .dials_real  value should be set to 0.15 to give approx the same
|> feel as an ESV.
|> 
|> Hope this helps
|> 
|> Sean
Dear All

I had done all of the above - but as it turned out, my dials and buttons 
box had bit the dust!  I have replaced it and all is well again.

Stuart
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