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PB models this works on -- a comment
Authored by: victory on Feb 14, '05 07:29:45PM
I was pleasantly surprised to find that the iScroll2 driver worked fine with my 17" Aluminum PowerBook. Why? Because I own one of the first versions (1GHz) of this model.

NOTE: Included on the iScroll2 page is a link for a short shell script that does a non-invasive check to see if your PB supports the required trackpad hardware. (basically it's looking to see if ioreg -n AppleADBMouseType4 | grep "W Enhanced Trackpad" tests true)

I'm not sure if the author of the modified driver is actively tracking which PowerBooks models include the enhanced trackpad hardware, but here's an excerpt of what this site reveals about my unit:

Name: PowerBook G4 (Aluminum screen=17)
Model: M8793 PowerBook G4 1.0GHz
Bus speed: 166MHz
Screen size: 17 inch
Factory: V7 Please tell us where this machine is manufactured.
URL: Technical specifications by apple-history.com
Production year: 2003
Production week: 16 (April)


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