[Grml] problems with speech, both 64 and 32 bit versions.

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Sun Oct 5 11:23:05 CEST 2008

* Doug Smith <dougsmith1 at charter.net> [20081005 04:08]:


> swspeak

> Sorry, software synthesizer not available, did you boot with swspeak
> bootoption? 

> Well, of course, I did, but the system is unaware of it.  Funny, but
> I'll try it out.  

"swspeak" standalone is not a bootoption but a kernel option/selection.
Small but significant difference.

> boot the computer with the disk in it.  I use the other one this time.  

> grml swspeak

> The second boot came up talking.  Great!!! However, I'm not going to run
> 32-bit stuff on here even though I know it will work, at least in
> part.  

> Well, this is the best I can do at present for a but report, since it is
> the programming I definitely need that caused the problem.  I hope this
> helps in some way and this can be fixed in the 64 and 32 bit versions in
> the next devel releases or in the rc versions.  

Yes - someone has to work on the accessibility stuff, volunteers

 http://grml.org/            # Linux for texttool-users and sysadmins
 http://wiki.grml.org/       # share your knowledge
 http://grml.supersized.org/ # the grml development weblog
 #grml @ irc.freenode.org    # meet us on irc
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