Speakup Working on a DEC Alpha
kerry at gotss.net
Tue Dec 3 06:28:50 EST 2002
Problem is that old sparks use the z8530
serial controller not the 8250/16450/16550 that a pc uses.
This might mean a rewrite of the serial driver in speakup.
On Tue, Dec 03, 2002 at 05:09:36AM +0000, Toby Fisher wrote:
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> On Fri, 29 Nov 2002, Matt wrote:
> > I have been meaning to ask about non-Intel platform work with Speakup. I
> > have a Sun Sparc20 at work that I have been trying to find a screen reader
> > for. Not only would I like to run Speakup on a Sparc, but I would like to
> > do it with Solaris if possible. I have been tempted for quite a while to
> > purchase on of those DEC Multia's as well and run either True64 or Linux on.
> Well don't forget, Speakup is Linux-specific, i.e. it will only run on
> LInux because it is not an application, rather it is kernel code. But if
> your Spark has a serial port, go for it!
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