A Live Boot Image for the Mac that Talks
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sun Feb 2 05:32:50 UTC 2020
There was a cd image floating around that you could use to pass things on to a USB. The vinux project hosted it.
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From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Feb 2020 00:32:54 -0500
Subject: Re: A Live Boot Image for the Mac that Talks
> Older machines wouldn't have that capability. One computer I have can
> do it and the other computer cannot. The difference is the flash bios
> in each of the machines. One permits it and the other does not.
> On Sun, 2 Feb 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2020 22:04:36
> > From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> > To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> > Subject: Re: A Live Boot Image for the Mac that Talks
> > I don't have any experience with Macs or writing bootable images to
> > USB sticks(I just burn isos to DVD using wodim when I need to make a
> > new Linux disc), but my first two thoughts are:
> > 1. Perhaps the Mac's bios isn't configured to allow booting from USB
> > media. I know I've had to get sighted assistance to fix the bios boot
> > order on every laptop and desktop I've acquired since going blind
> > before I could boot installation media to install Linux... I even had
> > to do it for a netbook that came pre-loaded with Ubuntu if memory
> > serves.
> > 2. I could be wrong, but I believe the files needed for making a
> > CD/DVD bootable and making a USB stick bootable are different. If so,
> > even a properly written iso might not result in a bootable USB stick
> > if the iso only includes the files needed for booting from CD/DVD.
> > Again, no experience with making bootable USB sticks, so I might be
> > horribly mistaken.
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