How To Test For Functioning Synth

Janina Sajka janina at
Thu Feb 8 10:56:08 EST 2007

You should really be using the SpeakupModified FC6. It does work fine on
old machines. I have two here, including a 9-year old Pentium 2 350/Mhz
with an internal Doiubletalk that runs FC6.

Adam MacLeod writes:
> Hi List:
> I have an old machine that has an old DoubleTalk ISA card in it. I've been trying to load the FC2 install off the first CD. It boots fine, because when I type in text speakup_synth=dtlk and hit enter, the CD spins up. But the DoubleTalk does not begin to talk.
> So my question is, is there a way to test the card to see if it works? I don't have another machine to put it in unfortunately. With an external synth, I would just boot a DOS boot disk and echo a statement to the serial port it was on, but I'm not sure how to go about this with an internal ISA card.
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards:
> Adam MacLeod
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