Qi with messages?

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Thu Feb 26 03:04:45 CET 2009

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| On Wednesday 25 February 2009 21:07:52 Leonti Bielski wrote:
|> Hello!
|> Strange thing just happend to me - after upgrading gsm firmware I
|> decided to upgrade Qi as well.
|> I downloaded it from [1].
|> After pressing power button instead of just backlight I get some
|> system messages as with normal u-boot?
|> When I downgraded to some older version that I have on my disk I have
|> normal qi - no messages, just backlight.
|> Does qi initialize video now? Or this is some glitch from my side?
| Qi itself does (almost) nothing more but initialize hardware and
starts linux.
| It doesn't touch blacklight (it's kernel already).
| If you want more verbose output - create a file /boot/append-GTA02 with
| console=tty0 loglevel=8
| That will slow boot down a bit, but will give you more verbose output.

Right, but there's another way, just hold in the power button until
Linux finishes being loaded by Qi.

Qi will then append loglevel=8 automatically.  I think that's what
happened here randomly to Leonti.  (console=tty0 is already in there by

- -Andy
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