One second Openmoko boot?

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Thu Aug 20 09:21:07 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 09:56:42PM -0500, c_c wrote:
> Hi,
>   I would look for a decent middle path. A reasonable boot time, perhaps 30
> secs to fully usable, and charging required in say 3 days of some measure of
> activity assumed to be normal (we could define something as a benchmark).
>   And for a hell of a lot more smarts from a 'smart'phone. How about sync
> with desktop apps/on the net (yes PISI is getting there), notifications,
> reminders, alarms, PIM apps, stable accelerometer based rotation etc.
>   I have to say that things have improved drastically over the last year -
> but then the FR should have been here long ago. Maybe openmoko could have
> done a lot better if the FR was where it is heading for right now (buzz-fix,
> bass-fix, #1024 fix, software stack improvements).
>   I cant wait to get this phone running the (future) fully compiled FSO
> stack. Already the parts that are compiled are making a huge difference to
> the phone's performance.
>   We're getting there. Now, if only we could write down a priority wise
> sequence of problems that need solving somewhere and tackle them one at a
> time with all the resources we have.

Just a few more cents from me...

Have you guys ever seen one of those "other" smartphones booting? They take
ages too. The main difference is that we have to boot more often :)

The current boot time of SHR is IMHO acceptable if I hadn't to reboot every
so often.


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