Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd)
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 20:28:40
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.58.0404071523360.18495@simba
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd) by "David Renström"
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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] Renström wrote:

> Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 22:19:31 +0200 > From: "David [iso-8859-1] Renström" > <david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com> > Reply-To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o > To: gentoo-accessibility@l.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: > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > >Hash: SHA1 > > > >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] Renström wrote: > > > > > Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 19:47:38 +0200 > > > From: "David [iso-8859-1] Renström" > > > <david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com> > > > Reply-To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o > > > To: gentoo-accessibility@l.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 Renström" <david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com> > > > >>To: <gentoo-accessibility@l.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@l.g.o> > > > >> > >Sent: Monday, April 05, 2004 4:24 PM > > > >> > >Subject: [gentoo-accessibility] [gentoo-dev] new victim...err...dev: > > > >> > >Jonathan Hood (squinky86 (fwd) > > > >> > > > > > >> > > > > > >> > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > > >> > > > Hash: SHA1 > > > >> > > > > > > >> > > > 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@l.g.o, gentoo-core@l.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 > > > >> > > > > > >> > - > > --[PinePGP]----------------------------------------------------------- > > > >> > > > gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 5 15:11:25 2004 CDT using DSA key ID > > > >>E4C635CF > > > >> > > > gpg: Good signature from "Deedra Waters > > <dmwaters@××××××××××××.com>" > > > >> > > > gpg: aka "Deedra Waters <dmwaters@××××××××.net>" > > > >> > > > gpg: aka "Deedra Waters <deedra@××××××××.us>" > > > >> > > > gpg: aka "Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>" > > > >> > > > > > >> > - > > --[PinePGP]----------------------------------------------------[end]-- > > > >> > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > >> > > > Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) > > > >> > > > > > > >> > > > iD8DBQFAccCWU5AGPOTGNc8RAqWnAJ9Yb10HiVsUNJ/YvYyYGeZidLrnKQCglgB2 > > > >> > > > YM3DZtsbmHVns9A3uBIQ//0= > > > >> > > > =HQry > > > >> > > > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > >> > > > > > > >> > > > -- > > > >> > > > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > >> > > > > > > >> > > > > > >> > > > > > >> > >-- > > > >> > >gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > >> > > > > >> > ****************************************************************** > > > >> > * Phone: +46(0)910-78 17 51 * > > > >> > * Mobile: +46(0)70-641 96 20 * > > > >> > * Mail: david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com * > > > >> > * ICQ#: 122060651 * > > > >> > ****************************************************************** > > > >> > > > > >> > > > > >> > -- > > > >> > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > >> > > > > >> > > > > >> > > > > >> > > > >> > > > >> > > > >>-- > > > >>gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > > > > > >****************************************************************** > > > >* Phone: +46(0)910-78 17 51 * > > > >* Mobile: +46(0)70-641 96 20 * > > > >* Mail: david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com * > > > >* ICQ#: 122060651 * > > > >****************************************************************** > > > > > > > > > > > >-- > > > >gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > > > > ****************************************************************** > > > * Phone: +46(0)910-78 17 51 * > > > * Mobile: +46(0)70-641 96 20 * > > > * Mail: david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com * > > > * ICQ#: 122060651 * > > > ****************************************************************** > > > > > > > > > -- > > > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > > > > > >- -- > >Gentoo Linux: dmwaters@g.o > >http://www.gentoo.org > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > >Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) > > > >iD8DBQFAdECdU5AGPOTGNc8RAv07AJ9WDsSIPa5XR2N1O82fL4vKJ7Tk1QCePvxD > >MU345I54gMF4cO25FPvZxZE= > >=j2aI > >-----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > >-- > >gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list > > ****************************************************************** > * Phone: +46(0)910-78 17 51 * > * Mobile: +46(0)70-641 96 20 * > * Mail: david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com * > * ICQ#: 122060651 * > ****************************************************************** > > > -- > gentoo-accessibility@g.o mailing list >
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