[OLPC-devel] New buildrom is ready

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Sun Aug 13 19:38:47 EDT 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-13 at 17:31 -0600, Ronald G Minnich wrote:
> hang on  ... i2c stuff could be done by the kernel we kexec, right? We 
> need to be careful about what we put in the buildrom kernel ("boot 
> kernel") vs. the "operational kernel" we boot off of disk.
> I think .. am I missing something?

We need i2c to get any kind of video output. If you're going to omit
that, you might as well omit the framebuffer too.

You only need a very simple hack though -- one transaction. You don't
necessarily need the whole I2C core and infrastructure.


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