Debian Installer bits

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault at
Sun Mar 13 04:42:17 EDT 2011

Terry D. Cudney, le Sat 12 Mar 2011 18:03:58 -0500, a écrit :
>    Among other things, Otavio Salvador <otavio at>, posted  on the Debian Installer list that the Debian Installer Team is looking at including:
>    "add software speech support."
>    in upcoming versions of the Debian Installer.

Actually I wrote that part :)

>    Perhaps, some of those with knowledge in the software speech and speakup areas could assist them to get the Debian installer talking with software speech right from the beginning ot the installation.

Basically, please test images from

I have added "sid" images which are using the 2.6.37 kernel.  Some
drivers have been forgotten in that image, it'll be for next round. My
alsa patches to add sound support in the debian installer are submitted
to maintainers, we just need to wait for acceptance (shouldn't be too
hard) and I'll add the packages to the standard debian installer and
talk with debian-boot people about how to make it easy to enable it at


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