Speakup Working on a DEC Alpha
alex_snow at gmx.net
Fri Nov 29 22:40:56 EST 2002
Ah so it does run on dec alpha. I've been wanting to get a hold of one of
those boxes for a while.
Explorer has caused a general protection fault in module kernel32.dll. I'm
sick of Winblows!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt" <mattw at cotse.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: Speakup Working on a DEC Alpha
> 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
> Has anyone else tried anything interesting?
> At 09:56 PM 11/29/2002, you wrote:
> >For the record I am pleased to report that I have Speakup working like
> >the champ it is on a DEC Alpha Station 200 (Avanti). There is no video
> >in this machine, so Linux is using the dummy video driver. I am running
> >Speakup through an internal Doubletalk card. The kernel is 2.4.20,
> >released yesterday.
> >Kirk and others on this list will recall that this is a very old project
> >of mine. It's delightful to have success at last, lo these many years
> >later. The theory was always correct, as it transpires, if the
> >execution was circumlocutious.
> >Thanks to Kirk, and more recently Frank and Bill for all the help
> >getting this non-Intel platform working.
> > Janina Sajka, Director
> > Technology Research and Development
> > Governmental Relations Group
> > American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
> >Email: janina at afb.net Phone: (202) 408-8175
> >Speakup mailing list
> >Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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