Access floppy and braille or speech
I recently installed Debian Sarge with Access floppy in its
distribution tree. I used Alva braille terminal 380 with the boot
and it succeeded but a question is left on me.
The access floppy ran fine with my braille display and installed the
base system to HDD, but without any support after reboot.
At last I figured out the solution: when the last reboot prompt appeared, I
went to the second terminal with ALT+F2,
mounted a floppy with brltty binary with
mount /dev/floppy/0 /mnt
and copied brltty to the target partition on /target.
The binary is from BRLSTATX site and statically linked with Alva
When the new system came up, after the HDD became quiet, I went to
the second console and logged in as root (with no password). Then
It enabled braille again and I passed base-config successfully.
After that I removed brltty and re-installed it with apt-get.
But I think the method above is not clean. I don't think it is a
recommended process but I can't find any documentation about the right one.
Is there any cleaner method to install and base-config the system with
braille or speech?
Or is it the only method as the Access floppy is not considered
Koichi Inoue, ARGV
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