Fedora, Speakup & Dectalk Express

Gregory Nowak greg at romuald.net.eu.org
Mon Oct 1 23:51:03 EDT 2007

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Well, if you want to be using /dev/ttyS0, then what you want to be
passing via grub is speakup_ser=0. Also, any reason why you're doing
that? It's been a long, long time since the days where you had to
force a serial port in speakup to cause a synth to talk.


On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 08:29:03PM -0500, Liz Hare wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently installed Fedora 7 and ended up needing to get help because my Dectalk Express wouldn't speak.
> I know it works fine in the only serial port on the machine when I use it in Windows.
> Oddly, Fedora doesn't hang, but starts all the way up.  The /proc/speakup directory is there.
> I have specified speakup_ser = 1 in grub.conf.
> /dev/ttyS0 is there.
> I've been looking around online, trying to figure out how to get this working, but I don't have any more ideas to try.  Has anyone else had a problem like this?
> Thanks,
> Liz
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> Speakup at braille.uwo.ca
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