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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Console keyboard events and accessibility

    > > > Because userland only begins quite late in the boot process, and
    > > > userland may hang.
    > >
    > > Initrd means userland is started very early on most machines these
    > > days, and kernel may hang, too.
    > Very early is not so early, and loading initrd itself may actually fail.
    > The kernel may indeed hang, but there are more chances to get some
    > messages before the hang. Don't _you_ have a VGA screen for getting
    > earliest failure messages from the kernel?

    No. I'm using framebuffer, that's initialized quite late in boot
    process. Plus many users just use bootsplash. I do use vga mode for
    heavy debugging, but that's quite unusual.

    So... you actually have speech-enabled grub/lilo/something?

    (cesky, pictures)
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