Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: Derek Roberts <×××××.com>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] I think gentoo hates me
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 00:41:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] I think gentoo hates me by Derek Roberts

I should've checked my kernel messages too. Here's what I get from dmesg | tail
speakup: disagrees about version of symbol module_layout
Does this help?


On 1/4/10, Derek Roberts <×××××.com> wrote:
> Hi, > > Just tried this on the 10.0 live dvd, but didn't get anything. Back in > my ssh shell I tried modprobe speakup to get the exact message. Here's > what I get: > FATAL: Error inserting speakup > (/lib/modules/2.6.30-gentoo-r6/speakup/speakup.ko > ): Invalid module format > So maybe speakup wasn't built correctly? But if I remember right > there's a message in the gentoo-accessibility archives that recommends > the 10.0 live dvd. Hmm. > So do I need to rebuild speakup? Or am I missing something? Can I > still get speakup to work on this dvd? > > Thanks for your help. PS: I'm using a 32 bit pc, if it helps. > > On 1/4/10, Keith Wessel <keith@××××××.com> wrote: >> Not sure if this helps, but the boot param to specify a synth that I've >> always used includes an underscore, not a period. "gentoo >> speakup_synth=ltlk" for example. >> >> Keith >> >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Derek Roberts [×××××.com] >> Sent: Monday, January 04, 2010 3:46 PM >> To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o >> Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] I think gentoo hates me >> >> Hi, >> >> I've been trying to get Gentoo installed virtually for a while. I'll >> probably install it on the host too, if I can figure out what the heck >> is going on. I've downloaded like 4 iso's and haven't been able to get >> speech on any of them using >> gentoo speakup.synth=soft >> For each one, it gives me a command line but no speech, I know I get a >> command line because >> speaker-test >> gives me pink noise. But I give it the control c of death and try >> espeak hi >> or >> espeak >> hi >> I don't get any speech. Doing >> speaker-test >> after typing espeak and hitting enter doesn't give me pnk noise, so I >> know I'm in espeak, it just doesn't say anything. The iso's I've tried >> are the 10.1 dvd (which, after doing a search, I found out didn't have >> the modules installed properly), the 2009-11-03 minimal, the 10.0 dvd >> (which, acording to this list, has speakup working) and another >> minimal, I forget the build date though. My latest is 10.0 and, >> determined to get something working, I ran >> gentoo speakup.synth=soft nox dosshd passwd=stuff >> and accessed my vm that way. Again, I ran speaker-test and got pink >> noise from my vm, and a lot of errors from my console (I forget what >> they were but figure they're just because I was running the test from >> a remote machine), then tried running >> espeak hi >> I got no console output and absolutely nothing from my vm. Next I tried >> modprobe speakup >> modprobe speakup_soft >> Both of those gave me an error (I forget what it was, but somethign to >> do with the module format). But, I was determined to do something with >> it, speakup working or not, so I went through part of an install. I >> found that the stage3 tarball and snapshots were not included (this is >> the 10.0 live dvd, btw) so downloaded them and kept going. I got to >> the part where you generate a kernel and not wanting to to try it >> right then, I ran the genkernel script, but when that finished I found >> none of my commands were showing up in the terminal window, and I >> didn't get any output, just the livecd prompt. Anyone have any ideas? >> This is getting rather frustrating, and I probably wouldn't have that >> problem with the console if speakup would just work... Sorry if this >> comes across as insulting or anything, I'm just a bit frustrated right >> now. >> >> Thanks. >> >> >> >