[RFC] Qi Bootmenu

Marc Andre Tanner openmoko at brain-dump.org
Fri Nov 27 15:55:00 CET 2009

Hi Dave,

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 03:51:19PM +0000, Dave Ball wrote:
> Marc Andre Tanner wrote:
> >
> >My current build scripts can be found at:
> >
> >  git://repo.or.cz/qi-bootmenu-system.git
> >
> >It would be nice if someone could try it out by following the
> >instructions
> >in the README and reporting back the results.
> The attached patch makes a working rootfs for me, including ssh,
> booting into my gui (see below), and chainloading a target system
> image.  Currently I've been using a pre-built kernel, my next step
> is to use the kernel integrated in the build scripts, and switch to
> an initrd rather than SD based rootfs.
> changes:
> - use a git snapshot of kexec, including your uImage support
> - add /mnt and /etc/dropbear to rootfs

/etc/dropbear should come from rootfs-overlay directory.

> - remount rw so dropbear can create it's key.


> - tweak packages and compilation options for my GUI.


> - include my gui.

In the meantime I also added a little gui. I will restructure 
qi-bootmenu a bit so it will be easier to patch it.

 Marc Andre Tanner >< http://www.brain-dump.org/ >< GPG key: CF7D56C0

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