Debian Install Disks
steve at holmesgrown.com
Tue Aug 20 22:04:05 EDT 2002
Yes, you have to say at least
speakup_synth=dbltlk or whatever synth name is used for your synth.
The default is 'none' the default port is ttyS0 so that part should be
The README file proved to be rather vague; I frankly didn't get much
out of it at all.
On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 05:27:19PM +1000, Mitchell Smith wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am just about to do an install of Debian on a spair computer, and have
> downloaded the woody disks from the speakup archive to do this install with.
> I wrote the images out to floppy as per usual using:
> dd if=resc1440. bin of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 conv=sync
> and have booted from the rescue / root floppy.
> I am using an external doubletalk synth which is on ttyS0.
> The synth didn't come up at all when I booted the system, and sighted
> assistance confirms that I am actually on the installation menu, so the
> system appears to be booting correctly.
> Do I have to give the kernel any instruction at the boot prompt to tell it
> what synth I am using and what port it is on?
> I looked through the readme.txt file in the same folder as the install disks
> but could find no mention of this.
> Any hints appreciated :).
> >From Mitchell
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