FC-6 speakup install failures

Kristoffer Gustafsson kg84 at nikolausson.cc
Fri Jan 19 00:29:11 UTC 2007

When using the speakup install of fedora 6 can I use the braillefied 
installer to install?
I have no hardware speech, but I want to use the cepstral voice I have with 
speech dispatcher.

Also, is there a dvd image available for the speakup modified fc6?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
To: "Linux for blind general discussion" <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2007 1:17 AM
Subject: Re: FC-6 speakup install failures

> These errors are not actual fact. What I mean is that you can, and we
> have, determined that the packages which appear to cause the failure are
> actually present and pass their checksums. So, something else is going
> on. In fact, if you rerun the installation with the same media on the
> same machine, you're likely to run into a different error, or no error
> at all. And, of course, others of us have installed from these same
> images without incident.
> It would be extremely helpful to know if the problem occurs with the
> stock Fedora disks (or not). I am not aware that there has been much 
> testing of
> text mode installation in Fedora. Most users installing interactively
> are using the graphical installer. Most others are doing "kick start"
> scripted installs.
> Janina
> Jude DaShiell writes:
>> these happened on both an old Dell machine circa 1999 a dimension dsx I
>> think and a new amd athelon-64 computer.  The same error hit both 
>> machines
>> on the same file and does so on different files when install office
>> productivity is unchecked.  Then it happens on vim-enhanced.  What it is
>> is a claim that a disk is corrupt and a request to insert disk -99 on a
>> retry.  Fedora didn't make that many disks.  Also, the media check was 
>> run
>> on every disk I downloaded with some very aggressive integrity checking
>> options in rsync from that site.  wget -b FC-6-*.iso did not download any
>> changes or additions either.  I am not unique in having this problem but
>> may be unique in terms of the quantity and diversity of machines this
>> error happens on consistently.  The amd athelon-64 emulates 32-bit
>> operations well enough to run windows xp when I have the windows xp disk
>> inserted.  Given operating system conflicts I've opted for the use of
>> drive sleds to prevent anymore fighting.
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