[LinuxBIOS] Accessibility of LinuxBios

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Mon Jul 3 01:46:58 CEST 2006

Stefan Reinauer, le Mon 03 Jul 2006 01:41:49 +0200, a écrit :
> * Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org> [060703 01:26]:
> > > On the other hand, this would cut off quite some of the bringup from
> > > "visibility"
> > 
> > I'm sorry, my poor english couldn't understand that :)
> Sorry for the confusion. Transforming sentences from german to english
> to french is sometimes hard :) 
> What I was trying to say is: If you plug it in all code that is executed
> before the plugin gets started gets lost.

Ok, makes sense. We indeed would like output as early as possible.

> > Devices usually depend on serial or USB support, plus the /dev/vcsa
> > interface for reading the console's content.
> mostly due to the fact that new braille terminals mostly use usb rather
> than serial

Indeed. There are some hardware speech synthesis too, but they often
only require i/o ports access, serial access, or maybe parallel port


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