internal vs. external synthisizers?

Janina Sajka janina at
Mon May 5 14:15:51 UTC 2008

A point of clarification ...

Support for DEC Talk internal is not a distribution issue, i.e. Fedora
vs. Debian or some other distribution. It's a Speakup issue that has to
do with the way that very ancient card works. In other words, the
problem is the same regardless of distro.


Karen Lewellen writes:
> Hi all,
> Well I believe I am going to end up trying debian, largely because I 
> understand Fedora may no longer support my hardware synthesizer.
> Granted not everyone loves dec, but I have both an internal card <yes and a 
> machine that will hold it,> and a dec-express.
> I know the Kernel has changed lately, that there has been some effort to 
> make speakup work well with this  latest debian package.
> What I do need to know at this point though is   if there is an advantage 
> to using internal verses external where the hardware synthesizers are 
> concerned?
> both equally supported?
> Thanks,
> Karen
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