Speakout and com port installing slackware

Tommy Moore stp at saitechinc.com
Sat Jun 30 17:20:16 EDT 2001

Hi there Raul.
Think John might of been asking what you do after you install lilo on to
the hard drive since the installer doesn't know what synth your using.


On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:

> Hi John.  The best way to accomplish what you want to do is make the boot
> and root disks.  It seems like you have done this already.  The lilo is
> already in the boot disk.  When you boot off that disk you will hear the
> disk spin for a little bit.  Here is the lilo prompt.  In most cases the
> speakout will auto load regardless of the serial port you have it set to.
> There are some cases however where this does not work.  What you can do is
> specify speakup_ser=0 if the speakout is on com1 or speakup_ser=1 if the
> speakup is on com2.  So when the disk stops spinning for that short time
> you enter at the prompt which will not be talking at this point:  linux
> speakup_ser=x and press enter.
> If you are still having problems write here or to me and I can help you
> further.  I've installed slackware many times on different machines.
> ---
> For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals..  Then
> something happened, which unleashed the power of our imagination...
> We learned to talk...
> ---
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, John Gunn wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > I have been doing a lot of reading and listening over and over again to
> > Joseph Norton's tutorial and might actually have a chance in installing
> > Slackware but a few questions.  After making the boot disk using speakout
> > where or how do you tell Linux which com port etc?  And setting up Lilo I
> > guess the above would apply.
> >
> > Thanks for any suggestions,
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> >
> >
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