[LinuxBIOS] Accessibility of LinuxBios

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue Jul 4 09:57:22 CEST 2006

Marco Skambraks, le Mon 03 Jul 2006 12:56:56 +0200, a écrit :
> another problem is that the braille-display-protocoll is not a standard
> each manufactory use their own protocoll
> in some cases the protocoll is dependent on the model
> and they also use different usb-serial-converters
> the braille-driver is only one part
> a second part is a very small and simple screenrading mechainism
> to genrate a proper output

Indeed, but LinuxBIOS is a way to boot a linux kernel right from the
mainboard, so you can then run usual screen readers (brltty/suseb/...).

> I think first it would be helpful to have bios access from the console 
> with a small tool to adjust bios settings like
> boot from CD or enable/disable hardware
> maybe there is already a way to do this

This is another interesting approach indeed, which might interest many
more people.


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