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Re: emacspeak installation




Pawel -

If you have a Double Talk PC, you need the device driver as Matt
indicates.  The script he mentions, /usr/sbin/dtlk-install, installs
the modular device driver and creates the device file /dev/dtlk.  You
must of course have first built the module and installed it as
/lib/modules/2.0.13/misc/dtlk.o (or whatever your kernel version is).

However, if you use a recent kernel, you can compile the support in
(so you don't have to install a module).  When you configure the
kernel, just answer "Y" to this question:

   Double Talk PC internal speech card support



>Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 22:55:48 -0600 (CST)
>Resent-from: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
>From: Matthew Campbell <mattcamp@feist.com>
>Cc: emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu
>
>Which kind of DoubleTalk are you using, the DoubleTalk PC or the
>DoubleTalk LT?  If you're using the DoubleTalk PC, you will need to
>load an extra kernel module and make a device file for the
>DoubleTalk PC.  This is most easily done by using Jim Van Zandt's
>dtlk-install script.  To get this script, first go to
><http://www.mv.com/ipusers/vanzandt/> and download dtlk-1.19.tar.gz.
>Unpack the archive by typing:
>
>tar zxvf dtlk-1.19.tar.gz
>
>Then change to the newly created dtlk-1.19 directory.  If you aren't
>logged in as root already, use the su command to become root, then
>type:
>
>cp dtlk-install /usr/sbin
>
>Finally, type the following command and then append it to
>/etc/rc.d/rc.local:
>
>/usr/sbin/dtlk-install
>
>You are now ready to use the DoubleTalk PC.  I ought to do something
>to make this easier.
>
>Regardless of which kind of synthesizer you're using, you also need to
>make sure that your user account has both read and write permissions
>for the synth device.  The easiest way to do this is to type (as
>root):
>
>chown <username> <device>
>
>Where <username> is the name of your user account and <device> is the
>device file for your synthesizer as entered in emacspeakconfig (for
>example, /dev/ttyS0 or /dev/dtlk).
>
>I hope this is helpful,
>Matt
>
>-- 
>Matt Campbell <mattcamp@feist.com>
>Web site:  http://www.crosswinds.net/~mattcamp/
>ICQ #:  33005941
>
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