[BRLTTY] Netinst link for debian

Nicolas Pitre nico at cam.org
Sun Nov 13 14:20:07 EST 2005

On Sun, 13 Nov 2005, Dave Mielke wrote:

> Debian does use isolinux, and, therefore, the structure is very similar to a
> RedHat installer. I suspect that a few little tweaks to rhmkiso are all that's
> required, except for one perhaps significant difference. Debian uses devfs,
> which may mean that the needed devices don't exist right away, i.e. as of the
> moment that init is started. Perhaps a Debian and/or devfs knowledgeable person
> can shed some light on what'd happen were brltty started before init within a
> netinst image insofar as device availability and access is concerned.

You only need to create the needed device nodes in /dev with mknod.  If 
devfs is not mounted then the conventional devices will still be 
available for BRLTTY.


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