[ut2004] Strange text-to-speech issues: Same Here.

Jamin W. Collins jcollins at asgardsrealm.net
Thu Apr 1 15:22:31 EST 2004

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 03:09:31PM -0500, stuartb at thelinuxlink.net wrote:
> > I'm trying to get text to speech to work on my machine and I've installed
> > festival and speechd, /dev/speech works fine from the console, I edited
> > UT2004.ini as the lgfaq suggested, but in the game I get no text-to-speech
> > conversion. However, when I quit the game, then all of the sudden it seems
> > like all the text gets dumped to /dev/speech and I hear all the messages
> > from the game. Anybody got any ideas on this?
> I have the same problem. Using Gentoo Linux, I emerged festival and speechd.
> I can echo "Hello World" > /dev/speech and it works fine.
> As the same user, when I run the game, it doesn't speak until I exit the
> game, then I get all the sounds.

Sounds like you both have an issue with concurrent access to your sound
device.  Can you play multiple sound streams back at the same time
without the use of something like ESD or ARTS?

Jamin W. Collins

To be nobody but yourself when the whole world is trying it's best night
and day to make you everybody else is to fight the hardest battle any
human being will fight. -- E.E. Cummings

More information about the ut2004 mailing list