Fedora Core 6 and Brltty v3.7.2
bjursika at home.se
Wed Apr 11 20:50:42 UTC 2007
The problem is that this Linux-box is a stripped down mp3-playing box, with
no compilers installed.
I'll try the nofb parameter. Do I have to give that parameter to the kernel
in the Grub config file?
Otherwise, do you think a solution could be to select another font with the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Mielke" <dave at mielke.cc>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 9:23 PM
Subject: Re: Fedora Core 6 and Brltty v3.7.2
> [quoted lines by Patrik Johansson on 2007/04/11 at 19:24 +0200]
>>I've just installed Fedora Core 6 and Brltty 3.7.2 on my Linux box. I want
>>to use Brltty with my Braillex EL 40 Desktop Braille display.
>>When I start Brltty I get the startup message on the Braille display, but
>>after that I only get question marks. However, I can see that the cursor
>>moves on the Braille display when I type letters at the shell prompt.
>>Does anyone know what the problem could be?
> Although 3.7.2 is the latest production release, it is, unfortunately,
> old. We've been a bit slow in releasing 3.8. Are you able to build 3.8
> from the
> source repository and give it a try? I suspect it contains the fix for
> problem, which I believe to be a problem we fixed some time ago related to
> interpretation of extended characters in the font table of a frame buffer
> console. Alternatively, you might try booting with the nofb (no frame
> kernel parameter.
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