[RFC] Qi Bootmenu

Paul Fertser fercerpav at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 19:50:42 CEST 2009

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at rasterman.com> writes:
>> This would require that the kernel partition in NAND is formated as a 
>> filesystem but then Qi couldn't read from it. Or am missing something obvious
>> here?
> the fs can be mounted as an offset from the start of a partition. you cn even
> split it into 2 partitions. 1 for kernel, 1 for rootfs. as such qi SHOULD be
> able to technically - it can read krenels from a FILESYSTEM on sd. it can read
> fs's.  no reason it cant read an fs from nand too (in principle) other than
> simply that having not been written in or explicitly avoided (can't think of a
> good reason myself if u handle fs's already).

And indeed Qi does read FSes from NAND. It uses ext2 factory partition
to extract usb MAC.

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