error compiling speakup 1.0 into Linux 2.2.16

Shaun Oliver shauno at
Mon Nov 19 04:28:45 EST 2001

for starters, get at least kernel 2.2.19
and try compiling with that.
On Sun, 18 Nov 2001, Dave Hunt

> I'm running Redhat Linux 7.0, with the out-of-the-box kernel 2.2.16.  my
> running of the install script in the kernel source dipectory appears to
> work correctly.  To configure the kernel, I did "make oldconfig", and
> answered the questions on speakup.  My synthesizer of choice is the
> braillenspeak.  I select this, and no other synthesizers.  When the
> configurator asks for the default synth, I enter "bns", even though this
> is only a three-letter string (it wants 4-6).  Should I enter something
> else?  The "make dep" step goes ok.  The "make modules" generates some
> warnings, but no errors.  The "make modules_install" goes apparently
> well.  Now, I want to make only a floppy version of this kernel, so, I do
> "make zdisk".  This fails with an error--something like "undefined
> reference to speakup-control".  
> If it might help, I'll email someone a private message, with the entire
> output from "make zdisk".  Any ideas?  for the time being, I'm using my
> bns as a vt100, with the "brailleterm" utility running on the bns.  
> Thanks for any help,
> Dave Hunt
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