Speakup enabled kernals
janina at rednote.net
Thu Nov 13 10:56:58 EST 2003
Allan Shaw writes:
> From: Allan Shaw <technews at sympatico.ca>
> ... Tried logging in to the ftp site with an anonymus id and was unable to
> get into the site unless I used -
> if I included /ftp/disks/redhat/ it wouldn't let me in.
Using what user agent? I'm wondering if you're accessing over ftp or
I generally answer these kinds of nebulous questions assuming people
mean their web browser, therefore http.
If you're logging in with an ftp client, clearly you can use anonymous
ftp, but the path becomes:
> Went to the page you indicated and all I see was mention of the RH9 kernals
> and nothing about RH8 or earlier.
Ah, you did go via http. That's correct, then. I have not built web
pages for the old stuff, though it's still accessible over ftp.
> On another note, will speakup-1.5 work on a RH7 version of Linux?
> ... and if your wondering why I would want to do such a thing, its quite
> simple. RH7 will run on the old P166 machine I have kicking around here as
> a WWW/ftp server quite well.
But so will Fedora Core, I should think. The difference might be the
minimum RAM of 64 Mb. I'm not sure when RH went from 32 to 64.
Yes, you can certainly compile Speakup 1.5 into a kernel source from RH
7.x. However, I would suggest using CVS Speakup even for that. I would
also suggest getting the latest available kernel src for your RH
> At 11:43 11/12/03, you wrote:
> >For the current Fedora Core 1.0:
> >For previous versions under the Red Hat name:
> >PS: You might want to go to that last address using an ftp anonymous
> >login to get kernels for Red Hat 8.0 systems. They won't be there much
> >Allan Shaw writes:
> >> From: Allan Shaw <technews at sympatico.ca>
> >> Hello,
> >> At various times on this list I've seen mentioned something about the
> >> availability of Linux kernals which are Speakup enabled which can be
> >> downloaded.
> >> Can someone point me in the right direction where I can find these
> >> and will they work with a Redhat based distro?
> >> Thanks.
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> >Janina Sajka
> >Email: janina at rednote.net
> >Phone: (202) 408-8175
> >Director, Technology Research and Development
> >American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
> >Chair, Accessibility Work Group
> >Free Standards Group
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> >Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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> Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
Email: janina at rednote.net
Phone: (202) 408-8175
Director, Technology Research and Development
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Chair, Accessibility Work Group
Free Standards Group
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