Linux without sighted help

Tom Masterson kd7cyu at
Sun Jan 27 17:30:10 UTC 2008

I would love to find a way to make the grub boot menu either speak or 
preferably bring up a braille display so that I don't have to count 
correctly to get the right system.


On Sat, 26 Jan 2008, Geoff Shang wrote:

> Hi,
> If you need software speech or if you need the graphical user interface, 
> you're going to be completely out of luck with a floppy disk.
> There used to be install methods using loadlin, do people even do that 
> anymore?
> Having your CD in the boot sequence is a good idea anyway so it's something 
> I'd highly recommend getting help doing.
> Geoff.
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