[Om2009] a community effort

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Sun May 31 16:33:43 CEST 2009

On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 09:47, William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> As far as I am aware its not maintained, though Andy did say he hoped he
> would be able to do so - I just checked the OM wiki page for it and see
> that there is a new download directory, but no information about
> progress other than "approaching release".  I am still wary of wasting
> time trying it because the wiki still says "A short press on the power
> button is enough to make Qi start booting. In a few seconds the
> backlight will be lit, but the kernel will not spew any console messages
> unless something is wrong. It may take up to 2 minutes (depends on
> distribution) until X is started during which there will be no visual
> feedback. Please be patient." - that is just plain broken from a user
> perspective and in my case, wasted time as it didnt always reliably
> start when pressing the powerbutton.

SHR displays bootsplash by default, and I think every distro should do
that (even as text banner). Bootsplash isn't bootloader issue, and I
never had problems with booting with Qi (other than with u-boot :P)

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