Installing fedora from isos on HD?
William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-722-7209
wacker at octothorp.org
Sat Nov 22 01:25:53 EST 2003
The boot parameter is only useful when Speakup is built into the
kernel, as it is on the installation disk. The running system uses
modules for Speakup. Therefore, as root, do:
You can loadd the modules to your initrd file to have Speakup start
automatically on boot.
Bill in Denver
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Al Puzzuoli wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> Thanks as always for your very prompt response.
> I downloaded the isos last evening from ftp://linux-speakup.org, but
> something is very strange. So far, I am noticing the following problems:
> 1. The issue I mensioned earlier about not being able to install from isos
> on the HD.
> 2. it seems like the Speakup kernel is either not being installed, or the
> speakup_synth parameter is not being passed to the kernel.
> I know that at least disk 1 is correct because when I boot it and do text
> speakup_synth=ltlk, the installer comes up talking.
> I am selecting grub as my boot loader, and it looks like the installer is
> configuring grub to pass the speakup_synth=ltlk parameter at boot time;
> However, once the install finishes and the system reboots, I have no speech.
> I have even tried to pass the parameter manually, but I am not as familiar
> with grub so am not sure if I'm doing it correctly. the syntax i have used
> is "a speakup_synth=ltlk".
> I appreciate your offer of assistance via phone and will gladly take you up
> on it if I can't resolve this soon. What times are convenient for you to
> receive calls?
> Thanks again,
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> Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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