[clug] Text to speech

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Mon Dec 22 03:30:35 GMT 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 08:34:17PM +1100, Michael Still wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Simon Burton wrote:
> > you're not running esd/arts sound daemons?
> > check in /proc that nothing else has grabbed /dev/dspXX
> I don't get an error when the app tries to access /dev/dsp though (I did 
> on a different kernel without OSS). Shouldn't I if that's the case?
> Anyways, it works without X running, so at least I now have something to 
> dig into.

To get festival to work with X (i.e. use EsounD), modify
/usr/lib/festival/init.scm so that it defines the esdaudio module earlier
than the module for your audio hardware.



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