slackware can't install

cody churst35 at
Sat Aug 25 12:17:32 EDT 2007

what I don't get is why I have to type .s rather than .i, because my drives 
are ide, not scsi as mentioned in the instructions, and am not even sure why 
that has anything to do with the price of meat to begin with..
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "dan Murphy" <thedanmint551 at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 3:05 AM
Subject: Re: slackware can't install

> If you are using a doubletalk internal, try this.
> speakup.s speakup_synth=dtlk
> If it's a litetalk external I think it would be speakup.s
> speakup_synth=ltlk.
> Remember the equal sign "=" and also that speakup_synth has an
> underscore _ in it.
> HTH.
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, cody
> wrote:
>> Hi all.
>>  I'm not having too much luck with this braillenote or this double talk. 
>> I read the speakup installation guide and did exactly to the word what it 
>> said. so I stuck the slackware cd inand booted and when it stopped I 
>> typed
>> speakup.i speakup_synth=ltlk
>> and pressed enter and got no speech. I downloaded and burned the 
>> slackware 10.0 d1 iso image and burned it, is it that 10.0 doesn't have 
>> speakup included or does that have the 2.6.22 kernel which is broeken 
>> with speakup? People give me a clue here google has beenn nothing but a 
>> pain for research and can't find any answers. What I need is a list of 
>> distros that have brltty and speakup support and a list of boot commands. 
>> It's driving me absolutely crazy not being able to get anythigng to work 
>> and everyone else is working fine.
>> Cody
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