Linux on BrailleNotes

tyler compgeek13 at
Wed Feb 1 20:15:13 EST 2006

nothing wrong with that... then you can have multiple operating systems. but 
what is this about buring the rom? isn't rom read only memory? made so you 
can't change it?
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: Linux on BrailleNotes

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> Well, everyone wants software speech, because that's what we have
> right now under wince. There is no keynote gold chip, there's instead
> a keynote dll.
> As for the idea posted earlier about burning the ROM, keep in mind
> that the ROM is limitted in size, especially on the older units, since
> my understanding is that the pk and mpower have more ROM, which is
> flashable as well, so no need to pull out the ROM on the newer
> units. Yes, you can put the kernel and a ramdisk in ROM, but
> everything else will have to run off the flash disk, or maybe a
> pcmcia/cf drive.
> Greg
> On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 03:58:48PM -0700, BlindTech of BlindTechs.Net 
> wrote:
>> why does everyone want software speech? we got that horrid keynote
>> gold crap chip built in. or is it that no one has wrote a driver to
>> use it yet?
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