Debian Install ALSA/Intel Issue

Bardia Zakeri bardiazakeri at
Wed Mar 9 02:46:28 EST 2011

do you  have  synt tts  hardvare ?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alonzo Cuellar" <mariachiac at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:50 AM
Subject: Re: Debian Install ALSA/Intel Issue

> Hello Liz,
> You'd have to see the output of dmesg
> I'm not at my current machine at the moment. However, when you plugin your 
> usb device, look at the lines dmesg displays.
> You should see something like what type of device it is, it being on sdb, 
> and then it referencing sdb1 as what to specify to mount.
> then you'd just create a directory in our home directory, or your current 
> working environment as follows
> mkdir drive
> mount /dev/sdb1 drive
> Then you'd be able to do the following
> cd drive
> ls drive
> then you'd view the contents. to un mount simply return back to your home 
> directory by doing
> cd ~
> or cd ..
> for the previous directory then do
> unmount /dev/sdb1
> This is a basic summary of what to do. I'm sorry its not therro
> On Mar 8, 2011, at 12:22 PM, Liz Hare wrote:
>> Hi again, and thanks for all your help.
>> Would it be possible to mount a USB device? How?
>> Thanks, Liz
>> On 3/8/2011 11:45 AM, Christopher Brannon wrote:
>>> Liz Hare<doggene at>  writes:
>>>> Do you have any ideas of how I can do this? I'm installing from CD on
>>>> a system that doesn't have any OS already installed.
>>> Hi Liz,
>>> Maybe.
>>> If you have a floppy drive and a spare floppy,
>>> mount /dev/fd0 /mnt
>>> amixer>  /mnt/out.txt
>>> Yes, those old floppy drives are still good for something!  You can hear
>>> the motor and know that the data is being saved.
>>> I've done the same thing with USB storage devices.
>>> How about your local area network?  If you can somehow cajole the
>>> machine into connecting to the Internet, then you can upload the data to
>>> me using the nc utility.  I'm fairly certain it is available on the .iso
>>> you are using.  I'll tell you where to upload off-list.
>>> -- Chris
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