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From: William Hubbs <williamh@g.o>
Subject: Re: No software speech in the last ISO
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:53:11 -0500
Hi,

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:10:15AM -0700, Cleverson wrote:
> I recall that I must enable the alsa and portaudio use flags, then emerge espeakup, then load the speakup_soft module and enable the espeakup service, all this to have Gentoo speaking after boot. Is it still right?

This should still work.

> Also, does anyone know if speechd-up still works in Gentoo with the current speech-dispatcher 0.7.1, and what are the steps to get it running on boot instead of espeakup?

speechd-up is currently broken unfortunately, and
speech-dispatcher-0.7.1 is not set up to run as a system service.

I am working, among other things, on fixing speechd-up.  I'm also on the
speech-dispatcher dev team, and I can tell you that running as a system
service will be back for 0.8, but you may not need that if I get the
fixes I want into speechd-up before that.

Another project I am working on is speakup, which will, hopefully, be a
part of the staging drivers in the official linux kernel starting with
2.6.37-rc1.

From the way you are describing the issues you are having with the
live cd, it sounds like your sound card channels are muted.

Do you know  which channels need to be unmuted for your card?

William

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