Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: problem with starting virtual machine to run build server
Re: problem with starting virtual machine to run build server
From: alex wallis <alexwallis646_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 16:01:38 -0000
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From: "Daniel Dalton" <d.dalton_at_iinet.net.au>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: problem with starting virtual machine to run build server
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2008, alex wallis wrote:
>> Ok i figured out how to set the virtual machine up. I have also mounted
> Hey just letting you know before all this hard work.
> I believe you are blind?
I am blind yes.
> If so you will need to use a ubuntu vmware image. (You may need access to
> a full screen console.) so orca might not be enough.
> I suggest you think about dual-booting if your blind.
I thought the point of a build server was that it should stay up 24 hours a
day and shouldn't be shut down.
> A vm is kind of tricky when your blind.
> Its ok for a desktop in ubuntu but a full screen console won't work with
> speech easily. You need to patch a kernel. And build it.
Wouldn't it be possible to install some screen reader like linux-speak up?
i'm not really a linux user. My ideal situation would just to be able to set
the build server up, and then just to be able to leave it alone and let it
run in the background.
> If you own a braille display its fairly easy to get braille working in a
> full screen console.
> (and with orca too...)
> I don't own a braille display.
> Daniel Dalton
Received on 2008-02-21
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