Dual-boot? (was Re: Qtopia coming for Neo1973)

Derek Pressnall dpressnall at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 18:40:07 CEST 2007

On 9/18/07, Ryan Prior <piratehead at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a bootloader option for the Neo that could let developers decide
> whether to boot into OpenMoko or QTopia? If so, it could provide a
> convenient fallback option in case tinkering with one of the systems caused
> it to stop working. You could boot into QTopia to surf the net and debug the
> OpenMoko partition, and vice versa.

They both should use the same kernel, so the only difference would be
which init scripts get started at boot time.  So just have the startup
scripts display a selection menu for which environment to fire up at
boot (and possibly add an icon to each environment to re-launch the
alternate interface).  But anyhow, no boot loader option is needed if
you stick with the same kernel.

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