strange behavor

Dawes, Stephen Stephen.Dawes at
Tue Apr 5 11:47:23 EDT 2005


You did not tell yum to not update the kernels, so what has happened is
yum has also updated your kernel to a kernel that doesn't have speakup
in it. 

You can fix this by going into grub.conf or lilo.conf, depending on
which boot loader you are using, and change it back to using the speakup

Steve Dawes
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: speakup-bounces at 
> [mailto:speakup-bounces at] On Behalf Of pl at
> Sent: 2005 April 05 4:17 AM
> To: Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
> Subject: strange behavor
> Hi all:
> After my last yum update I can't get speakup to talk. This 
> update did not effected my kernel upgrade, and I notice that 
> there are some changes in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit which I used 
> to use to activate my speakup.
> Strangly enough, when I get to my system as root and try 
> modprobe speakup_dtlk there is no response from my doubletalk.
> Any suggestions, please.
> Thanks,
> Pawel.
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