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

stuartb at thelinuxlink.net stuartb at thelinuxlink.net
Thu Apr 1 16:37:11 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
I have KDE running with "enable sound system" checked.
When I run xmms with also sound out plugin, xmms grabs all the sound: echo
"hello" > /dev/speech doesn't play until I stop xmms. If I have the
control panel open and click check sound, I don't hear anything until I
stop xmms.
I have motherboard sound from an Nforce2 motherboard. These modules are
loaded and I have alsasound.
snd_intel8x0           24104  5
snd_ac97_codec         60036  1 snd_intel8x0
gameport                3840  1 snd_intel8x0
snd_mpu401_uart         6400  1 snd_intel8x0
snd_rawmidi            20640  1 snd_mpu401_uart
snd_seq_oss            32256  0
snd_seq_midi_event      6528  1 snd_seq_oss
snd_seq                51472  4 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_seq_device          6792  3 snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
snd_pcm_oss            49316  0
snd_pcm                86564  3 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc          9348  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
snd_timer              21892  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd_mixer_oss          17664  2 snd_pcm_oss


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