Talking Arch Linux Installer

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Thu Apr 16 15:56:16 EDT 2015

There's a proper kernel build and installation that has to be done with 
gentoo as well and if it isn't, after reboot all the rest is silence.

-- Twitter: JudeDaShiell

On Wed, 15 Apr 2015, Joseph C. Lininger wrote:

> Gentoo's standard install CD talks. You just have to pass it the right 
> boot parameters. Specifically, what you want is speakup.synth=soft for 
> software speach. So you'd enter something like this:
> gentoo speakup.synth=soft
> You can, of course, add other boot parameters like dossh to activate 
> ssh. You can also substitute gentoo with gentoo-nofb if you don't want 
> the framebuffer console.
> As for Slackware, I don't know how it works now. They used to have a 
> speakup kernel you had to use during the install. I created a custom 
> installation disc that had speakup in all kernels. That was years ago 
> though, and I have sense stopped distributing it. I don't know what 
> modern slackware does, but it should be easy enough to find out.
> Joe
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