a couple of questions
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Fri Feb 8 20:42:35 CET 2008
On Wed, 6 Feb 2008 23:17:58 +0100 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at openmoko.org>
> (please keep the discusson on-list)
> On Wednesday 06 February 2008 19:42:02 you wrote:
> > Michael 'Mickey' Lauer ha scritto:
> > > On Wednesday 06 February 2008 17:52:23 Ottavio Campana wrote:
> > >> 1) why do you use an x server? openembedded has the possibility of
> > >> compiling gtk with directfb. Is there any reason why you don't use it?
> > >
> > > An X-Server gives the flexibility to use multiple toolkits concurrently.
> > > We perceive this as a necessity of an open platform.
> > ok, but I'm evaluating framebuffer only to reduce boot time.
> I see. Yes, this is an option for GTA01, it will limit you in future models
> though since graphics accelleration will probably only implemented in X11.
do some real profiling. X does not add much to "boot" time. it starts inside of
a second. its' the x apps on top that are a bit heavy - due to the toolkits
they use and what is run at start. this can be very easily streamlined and made
much more efficient. x is not your problem :)
> > >> 2) where do I find which application is run at boot?
> > >
> > > See /etc/matchbox/session
> > mmm... I see, but I would like not to run X, develop a gui using
> > gtk+directfb, so I'd be without a session.
> > So I think I'll need to modify the init scripts, removing the launch of
> > X and starting my application. My problem is that I'm not able to find
> > in openmoko sources where these scripts are...
> These are in the OpenEmbedded repository and/or built from various upstream
> sources. Have a look at http://www.openembedded.org -> browse repository
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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