[patch 0/2] staging: speakup: support more than ttyS*
okash.khawaja at gmail.com
Sun Jun 18 05:53:24 EDT 2017
Hi all and Greg,
I could compile acntpc on local machine which inlcudes these changes.
But I didn't investigate this further because of the changes being made
to this patch set. I will update the repo with latest changes and also
make sure that acntpc compilation is fixed.
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 09:50:35PM -0700, Gregory Nowak wrote:
> Okash and list, I tried building the modules from your repo, and am
> running into a compilation error. I'll describe what I did. I'm
> building on the same machine and in the same environment that I used
> for my previous speakup testing. This is on a devuan 1.0 system.
> 1. git clone https://github.com/bytefire/speakup-decext
> The repo cloned without issues.
> 2. Since the speakup-decext.txt file still mentions using the 4.10.9
> kernel tree, I used the source I already had built previously, and
> just got rid of drivers/staging/speakup.
> 3. Move speakup2.tgz to drivers/staging, and extract it. All went ok.
> 4. cd to the root of the kernel source, and run make modules:
> CHK include/config/kernel.release
> CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h
> CHK include/generated/utsrelease.h
> CHK include/generated/bounds.h
> CHK include/generated/timeconst.h
> CHK include/generated/asm-offsets.h
> CALL scripts/checksyscalls.sh
> CC [M] drivers/staging/speakup/speakup_acntpc.o
> drivers/staging/speakup/speakup_acntpc.c:313:42: error: expected )
> before int
> module_param_hw_named(port, port_forced, int, ioport, 0444);
> scripts/Makefile.build:300: recipe for target
> 'drivers/staging/speakup/speakup_acntpc.o' failed
> make: *** [drivers/staging/speakup/speakup_acntpc.o] Error 1
> scripts/Makefile.build:553: recipe for target
> 'drivers/staging/speakup' failed
> make: *** [drivers/staging/speakup] Error 2
> scripts/Makefile.build:553: recipe for target 'drivers/staging' failed
> make: *** [drivers/staging] Error 2
> Makefile:988: recipe for target 'drivers' failed
> make: *** [drivers] Error 2
> What I find strange here is that the acntpc driver is for the internal
> isa card, so it shouldn't have been effected by the serial changes,
> I don't need the acntpc module, so I could just remove it from the
> config, and go on. However, others who build a kernel using debian's
> default kernel config will have the module included, and will probably
> run into this. Thanks.
> On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 12:29:29PM +0100, Okash Khawaja wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 12:24:10PM +0100, Okash Khawaja wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > These patches extend speakup support to ttyS* and lp*. They introduce a
> > > new module param dev whose purpose is similar to ser but instead of
> > > taking serial port number as argument, it takes strings like ttyS0 or
> > > ttyUSB0. First patch just adds functionality to convert such strings
> > > into dev_t. Second patch makes use of that functionlity.
> > I have updated the speakup-decext repo  to latest, including bns
> > migration and support for more than ttyS*. Please do test with 'dev'
> > module param.
> > One thing I noticed in my testing is that when loading with incorrect
> > 'dev' value several times in a row, it eventually succeeds in loading.
> > That seems like an existing issue with synths array which caches
> > already loaded synths. I am investigating it now.
> >  https://github.com/bytefire/speakup-decext
> > Cheers!
> > Okash
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