[lfs-dev] Thinking about a new LFS Live CD/iso
Mike and Jenna
schwaltze at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 02:22:51 PDT 2016
The Linux-speakup.org page should be up again shortly. They are having some trouble with the servers.
From: lfs-dev [mailto:lfs-dev-bounces at lists.linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf Of Bruce Dubbs
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:23 AM
To: BLFS Development List <blfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>; LFS Developers Mailinglist <lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org>
Subject: Re: [lfs-dev] Thinking about a new LFS Live CD/iso
Top posting for blind readers.
This is the first time I've seen any request to support blind readers. I
would think that the host system would handle things for LFS, but I
understand the issue for BLFS. I'll look into adding the speakup screen
reader. Building speakup from within chroot should minimize the time
without screen reader support.
I looked for speakup on google and it gave http://www.linux-speakup.org/,
but it appears to be down. I got an "address not found" when trying to go
to the site, If you know of a better URL, let me know.
I did find
Created BLFS ticket #7754.
Nick Gawronski wrote:
> Hi, I also am totally blind and think the new live disc should include the
> speakup screen reader and sound card support as most newer systems don't
> have built in serial ports so using an external hardware voice synthesizer
> is not possible. Also, Reading the normal book I understand about no
> sound card support like alsa utilities but for a blind user who requires
> it for speech output could this not be moved to the LFS main book? Once
> the disc is built putting directions on how you built the disc would be
> very useful as well as having the disc load all of the way into ram so the
> physical disc can be removed from the drive would be a very useful
> addition. Nick Gawronski
> On 4/21/2016 3:10 AM, Chris Staub wrote:
>> (sending again, to both lists this time)
>> On 04/18/2016 04:24 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> I've been thinking thinking about a new Live CD/Rescue CD based on LFS.
>>> It would be much less ambitious than the old one that included an X
>>> What I had in mind is a base LFS system with the following:
>> Current fdisk tools in util-linux should support gpt. Is there any
>> advantage to gptfdisk now?
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