Re: Kernels - What's in and what's out.

Albert Cahalan (
Thu, 9 May 1996 15:09:35 -0400 (EDT)

From: Alan Cox <>
>> You need some sort of hook in the kernel. The bulk of the voice
>> recognition software can go in user space, but the kernel needs
>> to supply some way to put characters into the keyboard buffer.
> What do you think pty's are for ;) - how do you think screen
> and splitvt work.

Last I heard, screen and splitvt didn't work all that well.
Do I lose voice recognition when I start up an SVGA DOOM?
(hmmm, could DOOM even start?) What about X? I'd not want
to have to kill and restart the voice software or require
a special X server.