problem auto-starting speakup/sd/speechd-up combination Ubuntu 7.10
Willem van der Walt
wvdwalt at csir.co.za
Thu Aug 14 03:38:01 EDT 2008
Thanks, I'll search for it.
On Wed, 13 Aug 2008, Terry D. Cudney wrote:
> Hi Willem,
> I have speakup/speechd-up/speech-dispatcher/espeak starting to talk just before the gdm prompts for a username (beeps). I switch to a console and speechcontinues...
> Try grabbing the /etc/init.d/speechd-up script from John Heim's site on math.wisc.edu. It needs some modification to work with the /sys/module... hierarchy, but it has 'nice' incorporated into it and makes things easier to start/stop/restart. I don't have the exact url at ahnd, but you should be able to find it. I posted on this list about it, so it should be in the archives too. Let me know if you can't find it and I'll dig it up.
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:45:04AM +0200, Willem van der Walt wrote:
> > Good day,
> > I have installed speech-dispatcher and speechd-up from packages and am
> > having a problem getting speech to automatically start.
> > I see that speech-dispatcher is automatically started by the
> > /etc/init.d/speech-dispatcher script, but my current situation is:
> > I am running a killall for both speech-dispatcher and speechd-up in
> > rc.local before envoking both with sleep statements inbetween from
> > rc.local.
> > I get to a login prompt without speech and once signed on, I can killall
> > speechd-up and run it again by hand and then have speech.
> > Adding the killall speechd-up and the re-execution after a sleep statement
> > into rc.local does not work.
> > Any ideas?
> > TIA, Willem
> > ps. this is a 600 MHZ old Athlon processor.
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