Qi doesn't read my /boot/append-GTA02

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Fri Oct 2 12:43:36 CEST 2009

On Thursday 01 October 2009, Vasco Névoa wrote:
> I'm booting from Flash, not SDcard.
> Shouldn't the /boot/append file work the same?

No. Qi can read fat and ext2/3 but not jffs2, reiserfs and so on.  Since flash 
uses jffs2 Qi can't read the /boot/append file.

> If it doesn't, where are
> the kernel parameters defined?

In the Qi source. You would have to change the defaults and recompile. Or add 
jffs2 support to Qi.

> Paul Fertser escreveu:
> > Vasco Névoa <vasco.nevoa at sapo.pt> writes:
> >> I'd like some help here, please.
> >> dmesg doesn't give me any clues.
> >> I removed the "quiet splash" from /boot/append-GTA02 and added
> >> "glamo_mci.sd_drive=5", but none of it is sticking. It's ignoring the
> >> file altogether, AFAICT.
> >
> > Are you sure you're booting from SD? And that all you parameters are
> > on the first line in that file?

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