[LAD] The Linux On Yamaha's New XS
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Fri May 25 02:35:28 UTC 2007
On Thu May 24, 2007 at 07:32:04PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Has anyone seen source for it? I'm frankly tantalized. First of all, the
> unit sounds very well. And, while the new display is apparently
> colorful, it's still all text--I'm guessing ncurses or slang. Does
> anyone know?
> My interest and hope is to access display data over the builtin
> ethernet tcp/ip connection in order to provide a speaking alternative
> interface for blind musicians (like me). This seems emminently possible
> except that Yamaha have locked all ports by default--I know, I nmap'd
> Still, they chose to build the XS using Linux. And they clearly have
> chosen more f/oss tools, at least Samba is also clearly there judging by
> the options available in the Network configuration menu.
> So, how to gain access? How to get some small shell on board? I should
> think the source is a place to start. It's clear they know they're under
> the GPL here, because they publish it in Chapter 34 of the User Manual.
> But the source ... ... ? ? ?
got a link? all my searches for Yamaha XS are turning up motorcycles
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