lx screen driver and big5

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue Jan 9 10:43:28 UTC 2007

coscell at mail.batol.net, le Tue 09 Jan 2007 13:27:00 +0800, a écrit :
> On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > > Because screen driver of brltty lx couldn't read Chinese console
> > Mmm, this _should_ work.  What result do you get exactly?
> While running zhcon (zhcon.sourceforge.net/), brltty just display
> "trying fbdev driver" on top of screen. Then any output on screen doesn't 
> appear on braille display.

Ah, yes. Could you try without zhcon? (yes, of course the linux text
console won't be able to display chinese kanjis, but at least _you_
should be able to read)

> > Could you
> > 
> > - output some big5 text on, say, virtual console 2
> > - send us the content of /dev/vcsa2
> > - send us the big5 text that should have been displayed
> What commands should do for these?

For 1), just run your usual editor, the one you would like to use for
manipulating chinese documents. For 2), just cp /dev/vcsa2 ~/vcsa, and
send us the vcsa file. For 3), just send us the file you edited at step


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