need help getting fedora 6 to boot with speech

Janina Sajka janina at
Thu Feb 8 16:03:10 EST 2007

Corey Knapp writes:
>     Hi Listers,
> I am having a great difficulty getting fedora 6 to boot up with speech using
> the double talk external.
> I have tried the dvd the boot iso and the rescue iso.

Don't bother. They're all the same file as far as boot is concerned.

> I can get the fedora
	> 3 boot iso to run but the fedora 6 never comes up with speech.

Let's confirm that you downloaded your iso images from
SpeakupModified.Org? Is that correct?

	> here is the command that I am issuing
> text speakup_synth=ltlk

Sometimes, it's also necessary to specify the serial port. It isn't
usually necessary, but sometimes it is. There are examples in the
Installation HOWTO.

> thanks for any help in advance.

Good luck, and stay in touch about this.


> Corey
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