Need direction please
ldavis at shellworld.net
Tue Jun 15 23:49:20 EDT 2004
Do the newer verstions still require one to run the installation script in
the speakup directory? If they do, and you haven't, that is why--the
kernel has not been patched.
I have not used version 2, however, so this may be incorrect information.
On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Jeff Jacobson wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> Thanks for the reply. Yes, I was trying the cvs by executing the "checkout"
> script according to the INSTALLATION doc and the README.cvs
> file; no luck yet. The cvs download succeeds. I'm just never prompted to
> configure speakup during the "make config" process in /usr/src/linux (which
> is linked to the 2.6.6 source tree in accordance with the directions.)
> Any other suggestions would be appreciated.
> On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Gregory Nowak wrote:
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>> You need to use speakup from cvs if you want to use a 2.6 kernel. See:
>> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 08:30:55PM -0600, Jeff Jacobson wrote:
>>> I.m new to the list. I.m trying to build a Linux system for a blind friend
>>> of mine. The system is:
>>> Dell Dimension TS500 . Pentium-3 @ 500 MHz
>>> external DecTalk express
>>> I currently have Debian 2.2.20 running on the machine, after many hours of
>>> fussing to get the new 80gb disk installed properly and Xfree86 / KDE
>>> Now I learn that Speakup needs kernel 2.4.25, or later. I downloaded the
>>> 2.6.6 kernel from www.kernel.org, thinking I may as well jump all the way
>>> if a kernel build is required.
>>> After downloading Speakup 1.5 and running the .checkout. program in
>>> accordance with the INSTALLATION document, I am not prompted to configure
>>> Speakup. I.m following the directions carefully, but having no luck.
>>> In the interest of not wasting several days trying to .recreate the wheel.
>>> I thought someone on the list might get me going down the best path to
>>> make this happen. I noticed the link on speakup.org to the Debian floppy
>>> creation for Woody3, but am trying to avoid reinstalling Debian after all
>>> of the hours I already have invested in this current machine.s
>>> Would someone please be kind enough to advise me (as concisely as
>>> possible) on how I should proceed? Maybe a fresh install is my only
>>> Thanks in advance for any assistance.
>>> Speakup mailing list
>>> Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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