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Agreed. Finding the boot prompt is dificult. I was told by the devs who
build the livecds that they can't get the boot prompt to beep. They have
tried, with little success.
On Tue, 10 May 2005, Tony Baechler wrote:
> Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 00:09:53 -0700
> From: Tony Baechler <tony@...>
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] Accessible install of gentoo
> Hi. I am also blind and installed Gentoo with no problem at all. I agree
> that you need Speakup which works best with a hardware synthesizer. The
> only problem I had was knowing when to type the special boot command. I
> could hear the computer boot with the liveCD but I didn't know when it was
> at the boot prompt. Also, I suggest the gentoo-nofb kernel instead. It
> seems to work better.
> gentoo-nofb speakup_synth=synthname
> Again, I agree that you should look at linux-speakup.org.
> Tony Baechler
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