[RFC] Qi Bootmenu

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Fri Oct 9 02:45:06 CEST 2009

Marc Andre Tanner wrote:
>  - In order for this to be useful it needs to be fast. Nobody wants
>    to wait 10+ seconds just to select which image to boot. Speed is
>    therefore the most important factor.
>    The user can of course still use the hardware buttons to skip the 
>    NAND boot and by pass the bootmenu system.

This logic should go the opposite way: by default, don't enter the boot
menu but boot straight to the "normal" kernel.

If the user does something to get Qi's attention, ignore the default
kernel and boot the boot menu.

- Werner

More information about the devel mailing list