slackware can't install

dan Murphy thedanmint551 at
Fri Aug 24 10:17:56 EDT 2007

Speakup.s is the name of the particular kernel used to run speakup.  It 
includes IDE support, and all I can say is that's the kernel you use to 
run speakup.  I'm sure others here can shead more lite on why or how.
Sat, 25 Aug 2007, cody wrote:

> 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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