speech-dispatcher crashing with nothing in log
alex_snow at gmx.net
Wed Jan 23 21:42:52 EST 2008
might be hyperthreaded, since I'm not sure there's a dual-core p4 at
On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 08:07:03PM +0200, Rynhardt P Kruger
> I think my prosesser is a duolcore because grml deteckt two CPUs but there is just one prosesser on the board. It's a
> pentiom 4, 3.0 ghz
> I have 1 gig and 256 meg ram in this case. I am also using a soundblaster audigy soundcard.
> Take care,
> * Michael Whapples <mwhapples at aim.com> [080123 17:00]:
> > On your comment about using alsa in the espeak specific module
> > and /dev/dsp being blocked, well this is possibly to do with alsa. When
> > using alsa, you shouldn't try and use OSS systems directly. You will
> > need to use alsa-oss emulation. I think there is two ways to do oss
> > emulation with alsa, kernel emulation (where I think you can just
> > use /dev/dsp directly, or via the aoss command (eg.
> > aoss realplay
> > would start realplayer using the software oss emulation of alsa).
> > Your comment about the voices is very valid, and if the
> > speech-dispatcher developers would like to improve the espeak module, I
> > think it would be good to have control over the espeak voices to
> > symbolic voice name mappings. It may be possible to hack round this by
> > removing any espeak voice data files not needed, but I am unsure of this
> > and don't know that I could recommend it unless the person doing it was
> > certain of what they were actually doing. Also I don't know if that hack
> > would work for being able to access voices from different languages.
> > As suggested by others, there has been some particular problems on
> > certain hardware, so to see if it might be, what type of system is it
> > (eg. type of processor).
> > From
> > Michael Whapples
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