Redhat6.1 boot disks with Speakup don't seem to work withDoubleTalk LT
janina at afb.net
Fri May 12 07:27:34 EDT 2000
At the boot prompt, when you're booting from the ltlkb floppy image you
need to type all of the following on one line before pressing enter:
At least, that's what uncorked the genie in my bottle. Your mileage may
vary, but it sounds like you didn't give the speakup variable a go.
On Thu, 11 May 2000, Victor Tsaran wrote:
> Janina, I did what you suggested, but nothing works still. Here is what I
> downloaded ltlkb.bin
> with rawrite copied it onto an empty floppy.
> Connected Doubletalk LT to com1, both machines are desktops, BTW.
> Reboot computer, prompt comes up. I type
> text <ENTER>
> The booting process proceeds as if there is no speakup built-in.
> Do you have any other suggestions?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at afb.net>
> To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Cc: <speakup at speech.braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2000 1:13 PM
> Subject: Re: Redhat6.1 boot disks with Speakup don't seem to work
> withDoubleTalk LT
> > Vic:
> > I had the same problem with my IBM Thinkpad 560Z.
> > The issue turned out to be that the serial port on the backplane of the
> > Thinkpad was being seen by Linux as ttyS1. Seems the irda port on the
> > front plane is ttyS0. So, the fix was to add the following at the boot
> > prompt:
> > speakup_ser=1
> > so my boot prompt response became:
> > text speakup_ser=1
> > That did it.
> > On Thu, 11 May 2000, Victor Tsaran
> > wrote:
> > > I downloaded the boot disk for RedHat6.1, ltlkb.bin, and copied it onto
> > > floppy. I tried it on two machines and in both cases the machines
> booted, but
> > > no speech ever came up. Anyone have an idea why this behavior?
> > > Vic
> > >
> > >
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