speakup enabled rescue cd
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Fri Jul 16 13:06:16 EDT 2010
Thanks, Kerry, talking now.
Thrown up some interesting things, though, think I will need to do a new
A bit of history in case anyone is interested.
Been using debian testing for some time and I noticed that although some
newer kernels had been downloaded, it was still booting one from January.
The newer ones were listed in the grub menu.lst.
After lots of googling, I upgraded to grub pc and at that point it would
not boot any more.
Using the rescue cd, I found that the hard disk is sda1 and swop is
sda5. However, in the menu list they are listed as hda0.
Also, in /etc/fstab it says that the system was installed on hda1.
So, I am thinking that something has gone fairly badly wrong with the
I was able to get the sfuff my my home directory so, unless anyone has
any ideas, I will get the latest debian testing and start again.
It has certainly reminded me howto use mount and umount but could have
made better use of the last 3 days.
Sorry for the ramble and thanks for the help.
Incidently, I did change the drives in the menu.lst to sda1 but still
got error 15.
Kerry Hoath wrote:
> There is an easy way to get grml talking
> boot the cd, hit tab.
> If you have a soundcard key in swspeak
> If not then key in
> then hit enter.
> Cd should boot and talk.
> Regards, Kerry.
> On 16/07/2010 7:56 PM, keith barrett wrote:
>> Jason White wrote:
>>> "Kitty Litter" <n8kl at insightbb.com> writes:
>>>> Error 15 is a file not found error according to the grub manual. You
>>>> should make a grml rescue disk which will start speakup and you can
>>>> even tell it to start ssh.
>>> I would suggest checking the GRML wiki for the latest details of how to
>>> invoke Speakup during the boot process.
>>> Braille display users should note that BRLTTY is included in GRML as
>>> well; this is what I use when I need a rescue CD.
>> Thanks to all, I now have the grml cd but not got it talking yet.
>> Found some conflicting instructions but think it should be:-
>> grml speakup.synth=apollo
>> Also attempted:-
>> grml speakup_synth=apollo
>> Using cd from april 2010.
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