- Fix identation for the document title; - use monotonic fonts for paths; - use quote blocks where needed; - adjust spaces to properly format paragraphs; - use :menuselection: and :kbd: for the menu item and keys; - point too the right item at the menu; - add it to the user book.
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mche...@s-opensource.com> --- Documentation/braille-console.txt | 30 +++++++++++++++++------------- Documentation/serial-console.txt | 2 ++ Documentation/user/braile-console.rst | 1 + Documentation/user/index.rst | 1 + 4 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-) create mode 120000 Documentation/user/braile-console.rst diff --git a/Documentation/braille-console.txt b/Documentation/braille-console.txt index d0d042c2fd5e..fa3702dc04ab 100644 --- a/Documentation/braille-console.txt +++ b/Documentation/braille-console.txt @@ -1,33 +1,37 @@ - Linux Braille Console +Linux Braille Console +===================== To get early boot messages on a braille device (before userspace screen readers can start), you first need to compile the support for the usual serial -console (see serial-console.txt), and for braille device (in Device Drivers - -Accessibility). +console (see :ref:`Documentation/serial-console.txt <serial_console>`), and +for braille device +(in :menuselection:`Device Drivers --> Accessibility support --> Console on braille device`). -Then you need to specify a console=brl, option on the kernel command line, the -format is: +Then you need to specify a ``console=brl``, option on the kernel command line, the +format is:: console=brl,serial_options... -where serial_options... are the same as described in serial-console.txt +where ``serial_options...`` are the same as described in +:ref:`Documentation/serial-console.txt <serial_console>`. -So for instance you can use console=brl,ttyS0 if the braille device is connected -to the first serial port, and console=brl,ttyS0,115200 to override the baud rate -to 115200, etc. +So for instance you can use ``console=brl,ttyS0`` if the braille device is connected to the first serial port, and ``console=brl,ttyS0,115200`` to +override the baud rate to 115200, etc. By default, the braille device will just show the last kernel message (console mode). To review previous messages, press the Insert key to switch to the VT review mode. In review mode, the arrow keys permit to browse in the VT content, -page up/down keys go at the top/bottom of the screen, and the home key goes back +:kbd:`PAGE-UP`/:kbd:`PAGE-DOWN` keys go at the top/bottom of the screen, and +the :kbd:`HOME` key goes back to the cursor, hence providing very basic screen reviewing facility. -Sound feedback can be obtained by adding the braille_console.sound=1 kernel +Sound feedback can be obtained by adding the ``braille_console.sound=1`` kernel parameter. For simplicity, only one braille console can be enabled, other uses of -console=brl,... will be discarded. Also note that it does not interfere with -the console selection mechanism described in serial-console.txt +``console=brl,...`` will be discarded. Also note that it does not interfere with +the console selection mechanism described in +:ref:`Documentation/serial-console.txt <serial_console>`. For now, only the VisioBraille device is supported. diff --git a/Documentation/serial-console.txt b/Documentation/serial-console.txt index 1d9a3e48e929..a8d1e36b627a 100644 --- a/Documentation/serial-console.txt +++ b/Documentation/serial-console.txt @@ -1,3 +1,5 @@ +.. _serial_console: + Linux Serial Console ==================== diff --git a/Documentation/user/braile-console.rst b/Documentation/user/braile-console.rst new file mode 120000 index 000000000000..3a4e6444407a --- /dev/null +++ b/Documentation/user/braile-console.rst @@ -0,0 +1 @@ +../braille-console.txt \ No newline at end of file diff --git a/Documentation/user/index.rst b/Documentation/user/index.rst index 8b0afcac2a72..fe4c5b587e6f 100644 --- a/Documentation/user/index.rst +++ b/Documentation/user/index.rst @@ -12,6 +12,7 @@ Contents: SecurityBugs kernel-parameters serial-console + braile-console binfmt_misc bad_memory basic_profiling -- 2.7.4