Workaround for using speech-dispatcher without blocking /dev/dsp for other apps

Risto H. Kurppa risto at
Sun Feb 15 19:47:15 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Korbinian Rosenegger
<kroseneg at> wrote:
> - Install alsa-oss and add a missing link:
>     opkg install alsa-oss
>     ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
> - Change the output method of all used modules
>  in /etc/speech-dispatcher/modules/*.conf from "alsa" to "oss"
> - Use the aoss wrapper in /etc/init.d/speech-dispatcher. Do this twice
>  there (once for start in line 18, once for restart in line 31). Change
>  the second line from "--exec $DAEMON" to "--exec aoss -- $DAEMON":
>        start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile $PIDFILE \
>          --exec aoss -- $DAEMON
> - Restart speech-dispatcher
> - Enjoy openmoocow or ko-lightsaber while speech-dispatcher is running

Is this still the only way to fix this? Any ideas if someone is
working on better solutions?

Thanks anyway :)


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