[Grml] Speakup Softsynth not talking with grml 1.1

Ernst-Dieter Wedekind edwedekind at t-online.de
Thu May 29 20:28:03 CEST 2008

> Hm, is there any chance that you provide the output of "cat /proc/cmdline" 
> and
> "px auxwww" after booting your problematic harddisk installation?
> Maybe it's possible for you to access the box via SSH?
> When accessing the box via SSH please try to execute the following 
> commands:
> /etc/init.d/speech-dispatcher start
> echo sftsyn > /proc/speakup/synth_name
> aumix -w 90 -v 90 -p 90 -m 90
> nice -n -20 speechd-up
> Does this help? (Capturing the output of all the commands would help
> us in debugging the problem as well.)
> regards,
> -mika-
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Hi Mika and listers,
I got it solved now! it was very simple! I didn't think of having to be root 
to start speech. I thought it might be as simple as with the cdrom where the 
user doesn't matter! Sorry for troubling You with such a simple thing!

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