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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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