boot time reduction - early PIN request
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Fri Feb 15 23:26:43 CET 2008
On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 14:32:36 +0100 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at openmoko.org>
> On Friday 15 February 2008 04:03:20 Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> > On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 07:50:31 +0100 Robert Schuster <r.schuster at tarent.de>
> > babbled:
> > > Hi,
> > > you recently had a discussion on this list to reduce the boot time and I
> > > have a suggestion for this:
> > >
> > > If possible the phone should ask for my GSM pin number (if SIM card is
> > > in) while running the initialization scripts in the background and
> > > (perhaps) should not let me into X before the number has not been
> > > entered.
> > and how do you propose to display the dialog, request and on-screen
> > keyboard as well as handle input... without x? :) (other than
> > re-implementing it all) :)
> Funny that _you_ are asking that... ever heard about ecore-fb? ;)
> On topic though, making it mandatory to ask for PIN before launching the UI
> introduces a number of problems, e.g. how about Flight mode, or PDA mode?
that was more my point - that it shouldn't lock out the whole UI. it should
simply lock out anything SIM related - i.e. - calls, sms, data over gprs etc.
etc. the rest of the phone should work. by then you have a complete UI.
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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