apt-get issues in debian etch and gentoo question

Nick Gawronski nick at nickgawronski.com
Thu Aug 2 15:01:46 EDT 2007

Hi, Is there any installation iso image for gentoo that comtains 
speakup that works with a dectalk express or will I need to use debian 
to install gentoo?  Are there any plans to fix speakup so it works with 
kernel 2.6.22?
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> Hi Nick,

> On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 06:52:46PM -0400, Nick Gawronski wrote:
>> Hi, I am currently running debian etch and am reading the posts on
>> gentoo dropping speakup.  Gentoo really sounds like a good version as
>> it is almost compiled entirely from source.  Is there any way like in
>> debian to install gentoo and use a speakup modified kernel
>> with a dectalk express as that is what I have?

> Yes, there is a way to install gentoo from within Debian, or any linux
> distribution actually.  Take a look at the following document.

> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/altinstall.xml#doc_chap5

> You can also run any kernel you like with gentoo.

> Let me know if you have any questions.

> Thanks,

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> William Hubbs
> gentoo accessibility team lead
> williamh at gentoo.org
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