speechd_up not working

ameer armaly ameer at charter.net
Thu Jun 10 13:54:04 EDT 2004

Well, the problem seems to be in speech dispatcher.
When I type
spd-say hi
nothing happens, but the program hangs.
I've got /dev/softsynth, with major 10 and minor 26; that seems to work.

On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Jacob Schmude wrote:

> Hi
> 	You did start speech-dispatcher, right? Also, check and make sure
> you still have a /dev/softsynth device with major 10 and minor 26. Try
> using spd-say to see if the problem is in speech-dispatcher or speechd-up.
> What synth are you trying to use?
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, ameer armaly wrote:
> aa> Hi all.
> aa> I'm trying to get software speech going after a  while of not using it,
> aa> but I'm having some problems.
> aa> When I load the sftsyn module( which loads fine), and run speechd_up
> aa> absolutely nothing happens.
> aa> The logs say it started, I can hit backspace and here the pc speaker beep,
> aa> but it doesn't show any errors on the screen or in the logs.
> aa> Advice would be appriciated.
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