short white screen after kernel boots

Chia-I Wu olv at
Sat Nov 1 09:41:08 CET 2008

On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 12:12:08AM +0000, Andy Green wrote:
> |> Can we find out whether we have been jumpstarted by Qi or U-Boot? We
> might
> |> want to "polish" the turn-on-experience for the users still using U-Boot.
> If we want to do this then the commandline way is the way for sure, but
> it makes me a bit worried that we start to make dependency in userspace
> on something so esoteric as name of bootloader.
Is it possible to put something that talks more-or-less only to the
driver, say, glamo3362.skip_init or glamo-fb.retain_frame?

The drivers could use the information to skip running init script and/or
skip blanking the framebuffer.


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