APOLLO problems

Darragh lists at digitaldarragh.com
Tue Nov 11 05:28:27 EST 2003

Yes, I followed your instructions last year some time and fixed the
message file.

This problem is happening everywhere on this machine.  I'll try it with
the laptop when I get a chance.

Darragh Ó Héiligh
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-----Original Message-----
From: speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca
[mailto:speakup-bounces at braille.uwo.ca] On Behalf Of Janina Sajka
Sent: 11 November 2003 02:42
To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
Subject: Re: APOLLO problems

Did you replace your /boot/message as the installation HOWTO recommends?

If not, your synth is trying to pronounce the graphical splash screen.

Darragh writes:
> From: "Darragh" <lists at digitaldarragh.com>
> Hello,
> I've had this synth for little over a year and already its giving me 
> problems.  I have one message to any one thinking of buying an APOLO2,

> don't.  Its sluggish in windows and difficult to understand in Linux.
> Ok, now that I've complained I'll get to the problem.
> When LILO comes up at boot the APOLLO says something like C sadilla 
> about seven or eight times.  If I'm loooky it will then say what I'm 
> booting into but only if I'm lucky.  Today when I eventually got the 
> fedora installation working I got some speech out of it but now its 
> died.
> I don't think this is a linux problem.  Its more than likely with the 
> apolo as I'm not getting anything out of it in windows either.
> Has any one come across this?  Is it possible to fix my self or do I 
> have to go begging for another synth.
> Thanks
> Darragh
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