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From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 15:24:51 -0500 (CDT)
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The only thing I can suggest is that you need to get someone who can see
the screen to help you, or wait till we have a brltty enabled cd. I can
only tell you how I install gentoo with speakup, but since that doesn't
work for you then I'm assuming there's  more then that going on there.


On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, David [iso-8859-1] Renstr?m wrote:

> Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 22:19:31 +0200
> From: "David [iso-8859-1] Renstr?m"
>     <david.renstrom@...>
> Reply-To: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
> To: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new   
>     victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
> 
> Hi Deedra,
> 
> No, that didn't work. Nothing happens now either. I noted that the computer 
> couldn't be rebooted using Ctrl+Alt+Del after entering the CD, but this is 
> perhaps because of the boot loader and not because any Linux kernel is 
> running. Actually the CD never seems to stop spinning, but it's spinning at 
> a low rate.
> 
> Regards,
> /David R.
> At 12:55 2004-04-07 -0500, you wrote:
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> >At a guess, when the cd stops spinning, type gentoo at that prompt. this
> >should boot it into the gentoo kernel it will spin for a while while it
> >detects your hardware and things, then eventually you'll get to a prompt
> >where you can do the install.
> >
> >If you want to use speakup to  do the install, then you'd type gentoo
> >speakup_synth=yoursynth
> >
> >
> >On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, David [iso-8859-1] Renstr?m wrote:
> >
> > > Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 19:47:38 +0200
> > > From: "David [iso-8859-1] Renstr?m"
> > >     <david.renstrom@...>
> > > Reply-To: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
> > > To: gentoo-accessibility@g.o
> > > Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new
> > >     victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
> > >
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > It seems like my computer isn't set to boot on CDs for the moment. So I
> > > tried the Smart Boot Manager floppy. I was able to locate the correct CD
> > > driver (have two), but nothing happens except the drive starts spinning 
> > and
> > > stops after a while. Do I need to enter a password or such? If I after a
> > > while press enter again, the CD starts spinning again. This can go on for
> > > eternity... I belive. Does anyone know anything about this?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > /David R.
> > > At 17:53 2004-04-06 +0200, you wrote:
> > > >Hi Nick!
> > > >
> > > >Oh, it's that simple. I thought that the LiveCD booted into some kind of
> > > >installer. I'll try it tonight.
> > > >
> > > >Regards,
> > > >/David R.
> > > >At 16:53 2004-04-06 +0200, you wrote:
> > > >>Hi David,
> > > >>
> > > >>This is how I do it:
> > > >>- put the correct BRLTTY executable from http://brlstatx.brlspeak.net 
> > on a
> > > >>floppy
> > > >>- boot from the live cd
> > > >>- mkdir /mnt/floppy;mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy;/mnt/floppy/brltty
> > > >>
> > > >> >From that point, your braille display works. You are in the console 
> > and can
> > > >>install Gentoo.
> > > >>
> > > >>If you need more help, just let me know.
> > > >>
> > > >>Nick
> > > >>----- Original Message -----
> > > >>From: "David Renstr?m" <david.renstrom@...>
> > > >>To: <gentoo-accessibility@g.o>
> > > >>Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 3:52 PM
> > > >>Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev:
> > > >>Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> > Hi everyone!
> > > >> >
> > > >> > I'm new to Gentoo and willing to install it using BRLTTY. How do I go
> > > >>about
> > > >> > doing this? The boot disk doesn't seem to be hackable, does it? Is 
> > there
> > > >> > any boot disk out there that will run BRLTTY? May I boot up using 
> > another
> > > >> > boot disk and then invoke the installation on the LiveCD? If so, how?
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Regards,
> > > >> > /David R.
> > > >> > At 08:02 2004-04-06 -0400, you wrote:
> > > >> > >Good!  Now, if only the installer was easier, hahahahaha.
> > > >> > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >> > >From: "Deedra Waters" <dmwaters@g.o>
> > > >> > >To: <gentoo-accessibility@g.o>
> > > >> > >Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 4:24 PM
> > > >> > >Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev:
> > > >> > >Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
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> > > >> > > > I'm forwarding this here for those of you who may not be 
> > subscribed to
> > > >> > > > gentoo-dev.
> > > >> > > > Squinky86 will be maintaining the speech-dispatcher ebuild 
> > along with
> > > >> > > > helping with other related ebuilds.
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > - --
> > > >> > > > Gentoo Linux: dmwaters@g.o
> > > >> > > > http://www.gentoo.org
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > - ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > >> > > > Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2004 15:11:09 -0500 (CDT)
> > > >> > > > From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
> > > >> > > > To: gentoo-dev@g.o, gentoo-core@g.o
> > > >> > > > Subject: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood 
> > (squinky86
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > - 
> > --[PinePGP]--------------------------------------------------[begin]--
> > > >> > > > Hi guys,
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > Jon has come to  join the gentoo team from Huntsville, AL. Jon 
> > will be
> > > >> > > > helping out with the accessibility project mainly with 
> > ebuilds. (This
> > > >> > > > means I get to torture him on a daily basis yay!) Jon is also 
> > working
> > > >>on
> > > >> > > > the sword ebuilds, helping bring those packages up to date, 
> > etc. He
> > > >>has
> > > >> > > > also submitted some patches to some sourceforge projects, and 
> > calls
> > > >> > > > himself a "traveling patcher"
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > Jon is 17 years old, and is currently a highschool/college student
> > > >>(dual
> > > >> > > > enrolled) He says that this leaves him with way too much time 
> > on his
> > > >> > > > hands. Jon has an older brother, younger brother, and younger 
> > sister.
> > > >>He
> > > >> > > > says that his father hates linux, so naturally he had to 
> > install it
> > > >>and
> > > >> > > > find out about it.:)
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > Please help me welcome Jon to the gentoo team. He will make a 
> > great
> > > >> > > > adision to the gentoo project.:)
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > Deedra
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > - --
> > > >> > > > Gentoo Linux: dmwaters@g.o
> > > >> > > > http://www.gentoo.org
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > - 
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> > > >> > > > gpg: Good signature from "Deedra Waters 
> > <dmwaters@...>"
> > > >> > > > gpg:                 aka "Deedra Waters <dmwaters@...>"
> > > >> > > > gpg:                 aka "Deedra Waters <deedra@...>"
> > > >> > > > gpg:                 aka "Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>"
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> > > >> > > > --
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> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > >--
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> * ICQ#: 122060651                                              *
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References:
Re: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
-- David Renström
Re: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
-- Nick Van Vlaenderen
[gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
-- Deedra Waters
Re: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
-- David Renström
Re: [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
-- David Renström
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