DecTalk External (decext) testers wanted!
okash.khawaja at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 04:46:32 EDT 2017
I've updated speakup2.tgz so that it contains bns migration also:
Replace speakup directory under drivers/staging/ with the updated one
and run this from root of kernel source tree: make
M=drivers/staging/speakup clean && make M=drivers/staging/speakup
I still need to update the patches I sent.
On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:40 AM, Okash Khawaja <okash.khawaja at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> Thanks very much. It looks like migration for bns got missed out. It
> is not in the patch
> http://linux-speakup.org/pipermail/speakup/2017-April/060648.html. I
> will fix that today and let you know. It won't require a full kernel
> build this time. Just rebuild of speakup.
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 4:26 AM, Gregory Nowak <greg at gregn.net> wrote:
>> Ok, so I've built the new kernel. I have a braille 'n speak connected
>> to ttyS0. I'm wanting to try the on-board serial port first,
>> before I move to a usb to serial converter.
>> With only the speakup_main module loaded out of the speakup modules, I
>> type in:
>> modprobe speakup_bns ser=0 start=1
>> and get back:
>> modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'speakup_bns': No such device
>> The relevant dmesg output is:
>> "[ 82.864734] speakup_bns: module is from the staging directory, the
>> quality is unknown, you have been warned.
>> [ 82.865621] synth probe
>> [ 82.865626] Ports not available, trying to steal them
>> [ 82.865635] Unable to allocate port at 3f8, errno -16
>> [ 82.865637] Braille 'N Speak: not found
>> [ 82.865638] bns: device probe failed"
>> The modinfo output is:
>> version: 2.11
>> license: GPL
>> description: Speakup support for Braille 'n Speak synthesizers
>> author: David Borowski
>> author: Kirk Reiser <kirk at braille.uwo.ca>
>> srcversion: AD55A47746A5B337C0BBEEE
>> depends: speakup
>> staging: Y
>> intree: Y
>> vermagic: 4.10.9 SMP mod_unload modversions 686
>> parm: ser:Set the serial port for the synthesizer
>> (0-based). (int)
>> parm: start:Start the synthesizer once it is
>> loaded. (short)"
>> I thought all the drivers were ported to use the new tty layer
>> support. Is this not the case?
>> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:48:42PM +0100, Okash Khawaja wrote:
>>> I have updated the repository.
>>> > Now there is speakup2.tgz instead of speakup.tgz (to avoid
>>> confusion between the two versions)
>>> > tty-export.patch includes ldisc related exports that were missed
>>> out the first time round
>>> Just to clarify, the problem is that kernel 4.11 that I developed
>>> against has some issues with USB and therefore not best one to test
>>> against at the moment. speakup.tgz I sent contained some code which
>>> would only compile on 4.11 and that was the problem Greg pointed out.
>>> I have now gone through the process on my system again and made sure
>>> it compiles on 4.10.x and the above changes reflect that. So please
>>> follow the steps from beginning with the updated tty-export.patch and
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