[RFC] Qi Bootmenu

Marc Andre Tanner openmoko at brain-dump.org
Fri Oct 9 10:47:04 CEST 2009

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:45:06PM -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> 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.

ACK. It's better that way. This would mean changeing Qi to boot from NAND
onces it sees any AUX press. Because otherwise we would have to skip over
2+ SD partition with AUX which doesn't seem to always work reliable.


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