Trouble getting speakup-0.09 to work with RH6.2

Charles Hallenbeck chuckh at
Fri Jun 2 18:04:25 EDT 2000

Dave -
You must include the directory name where the patch file is located as
well as the name of the file. The form should be:

patch -p0 < patchdirname/patchfilename

Give that a spin and see what happens.
Regards - Chuck.

On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, David Robinson wrote:

> I downloaded the new spekaup-0.09 for linux.  I'm using Red Hat Linux 6.2
> and I copied the speakup-0.09-v2.3-patch to the /usr/src directory.  I
> used the patch -p0<speakup-0.09-v2.3-patch and I got the following errors
> 1 out of 1 hunk ignored
> patching file linux/maintainers
> hunk succeeded at 809 with fuzz 2 (offset 186 lines)
> can't find  file to patch at input line 587
> perhaps you used the wrong -p or --string option
> enter the file to patch:
> I don't know what to do after I get these errors.  I have the patch-2.5
> for patching files to the kernel.  I've read the installation file and
> before you compile the kernel your supose to use the patch command to
> patch the files to the kernel but I can't get past the patch command.
> After I did the patch command I tried to compile the kernel and I didn't
> see andthing prompting me about speakup.  What am I doing wrong with the
> patch command.  Can some one help out to get speakup us and running?
> David
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