speechd-up can't open softsynth device
kenny at hittsjunk.net
Tue Feb 8 13:17:57 EST 2005
Hi. Don't know for sure what your proble is, but ls -l gives me
crw-rw---- 1 root root 10, 26 Feb 5 19:44 /dev/softsynth
Speakup is using software speech as I write this.
Hope this helps.
On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 01:00:50PM -0500, Igor Gueths wrote:
> Hi all. Anyone have any idea what might be going on here? When I tried
> to figure out why my speechstart wasn't working I found this: [Tue Feb
> 8 12:47:49 2005] speechd: Speechd-speakup starts!
> [Tue Feb 8 12:47:49 2005] speechd: ERROR! Unable to open soft synth
> device (/dev/softsynth)
> ls -l on /dev/softsynth gives me this: crw-r--r-- 1 root root 10, 26
> 2005-02-08 12:46 softsynth
> Anyone have any idea why Speechd-up might not be able to open the
> device? Everything is currently running as root. Thanks!
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