janina at afb.net
Wed Jul 18 16:53:48 EDT 2001
Asyou tab across you'll come to an edit field. Press enter. You'll be in
an edit box of sorts. If you look, you'll be sitting on type of a blank
line--underscore chars, I guess. You can type there. This is where you
specify '/' -- for at least one partition, as I think you know.
Hope this is the magic help!
On Wed, 18
Jul 2001, Richard Villa wrote:
> But Janina how do I specify the mount point that the system wants?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at afb.net>
> To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2001 2:30 PM
> Subject: Re: Linux installation
> > Richard:
> > The diskdruid doesn't speak as well as most of the rest of the
> > installation program. But, you found that out already. Essentially, you
> > need to work smart when you use it. The problem is an old familiar one, if
> > memory serves me correctly. Namely, the cursor is always routed back to
> > the top of the page--so you have to be careful that you're actually where
> > you think you are. Your friend is the dot on the numeric keypad. It will
> > tell you where your audio cursor is. So, take a bearing after doing any
> > action via the tab key or after typing in data. Then, you can move around
> > the screen with the screen review functions of speakup to double check.
> > Now, how it works ...
> > It's a grid. The various partitions are in a column at the left. There's
> > an asterisk to the left of the partition designation. One of the other
> > colums allows you to check "fill up remaining space" and diskdruid will
> > just use whatever's left on that disk.
> > Use your tab key to move left and right from field to field. When you're
> > in the list of available partitions=--the first column--arrow down to the
> > partition you want. Again, you may have to plan in advance and just count.
> > But, you can check before you go further because you can look for the
> > asterisk.
> > Personally, I hate this part of the install because it is so important and
> > so unfriendly to speech. Can you say inaccessible?
> > On Mon, 16 Jul 2001,
> > Richard Villa wrote:
> > > Well folks,
> > >
> > > I have tried to get the system loaded and have a couple of questions.
> > >
> > > 1. When I get to the section that deals with partitioning, it the
> > > allows me to choose the app I want for partitioning. I choose the first
> > > utility but am at a loss as to how to specify the mount that the install
> > > wants. What do I have to type other than the slash?
> > >
> > > 2. How do I tell the utility that I want to use hdb and that I want to
> > > the entire drive?
> > >
> > > Richard
> > >
> > >
> > >
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Technology Research and Development
Governmental Relations Group
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Email: janina at afb.net Phone: (202) 408-8175
Chair, Accessibility SIG
Open Electronic Book Forum (OEBF)
Will electronic books surpass print books? Read our white paper,
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Download a free sample Digital Talking Book edition of Martin Luther
King Jr's inspiring "I Have A Dream" speech at
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