[arch-general] mostly successful install of talkingarchlinux

Kyle kyle at gmx.ca
Fri Sep 14 22:20:46 EDT 2012

Your problem with the keypad enter is actually a problem with all 
Speakup keypad functions in the 3.4 and 3.5 kernels. In all these 
kernels, pressing any Speakup keypad key causes the kernel to crash and 
burn, and the system must be hard rebooted in order to get things back 
up and running.

There are two possible solutions to the problem. Either use only laptop 
layout keys, e.g. capslock enter, or install Linux-lts and edit 
syslinux.cfg to point to the linux-lts kernel, e.g. vmlinuz-linux-lts 
and initramfs-linux-lts.img.

I'm somewhat at a loss trying to solve the enter to boot problem, but 
it's possibly not related to the bootloader. It may help to find out 
just how far your system is actually booting before you press enter to 
get a talking system. You should be able to navigate the Speakup cursor 
above the login prompt to find out any prompt that was printed to the 
screen before you pressed enter to get it talking. Hope this helps.

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