Post Reply

[BOOT] FIREFIREFIRE 1.2 - bootloader with recovery selection

OP pokey9000

30th November 2011, 07:41 PM   |  #11  
OP Senior Member
Flag Austin
Thanks Meter: 385
 
765 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2007
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by death2all110

This is awesome!

Not trying to nitpick, but is there a way to add on-screen options or no?

Maybe at some point. I'm just trying to get something that works for now. With one button there isn't much benefit imho other than a message that says "press button now for recovery"
30th November 2011, 08:41 PM   |  #12  
Senior Member
Flag Illinois
Thanks Meter: 249
 
343 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2010
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by pokey9000

Maybe at some point. I'm just trying to get something that works for now. With one button there isn't much benefit imho other than a message that says "press button now for recovery"

Well fine then! I see how it is. Just shoot everyone down... jk

Great work man!
But that is what I was thinking, It can either normal boot and get shown a brief message like "Press Power Button again to boot in.to recovery." And if you hit the button again it boots recovery.
Last edited by death2all110; 30th November 2011 at 08:44 PM.
30th November 2011, 09:50 PM   |  #13  
OP Senior Member
Flag Austin
Thanks Meter: 385
 
765 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2007
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by death2all110

Well fine then! I see how it is. Just shoot everyone down... jk

Great work man!
But that is what I was thinking, It can either normal boot and get shown a brief message like "Press Power Button again to boot in.to recovery." And if you hit the button again it boots recovery.

Thanks

Right now it goes into recovery if you just hold the power button down when turning it on instead of just hitting it quick. I could add a delay and just throw some text at the bottom of the boot logo. Hmm... now that I think about it, how about this:

-Boots up, shows a splash screen with the logo and some text like "hold down power for recovery"
-Listens for fastboot for up to 5 seconds, enough to run fastboot on the commandline real quick
-If it doesn't get a fastboot connection in 5 seconds, it checks the state of the power button
-If the power button is pressed, boot recovery, or else boot normal

Also if anyone has any better logos than what I've got now... Requirements are that most of the screen area must be a single color like the current logo, or the logo won't compress well enough, and must be 600x1024.
30th November 2011, 10:02 PM   |  #14  
Member
Flag The Shire
Thanks Meter: 7
 
44 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2011
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by pokey9000

Thanks

Right now it goes into recovery if you just hold the power button down when turning it on instead of just hitting it quick. I could add a delay and just throw some text at the bottom of the boot logo. Hmm... now that I think about it, how about this:

-Boots up, shows a splash screen with the logo and some text like "hold down power for recovery"
-Listens for fastboot for up to 5 seconds, enough to run fastboot on the commandline real quick
-If it doesn't get a fastboot connection in 5 seconds, it checks the state of the power button
-If the power button is pressed, boot recovery, or else boot normal

Also if anyone has any better logos than what I've got now... Requirements are that most of the screen area must be a single color like the current logo, or the logo won't compress well enough, and must be 600x1024.

I'd be willing to create a cool boot-logo, how would just a flame in the background and some text saying "FireFireFire Bootloader" on top of it?
30th November 2011, 10:06 PM   |  #15  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 47
 
508 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
I dunno if it's just me but once I read the title FIREFIREFIRE I pictured Beavis and Butthead. One day..
30th November 2011, 10:18 PM   |  #16  
OP Senior Member
Flag Austin
Thanks Meter: 385
 
765 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2007
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrJandD

I'd be willing to create a cool boot-logo, how would just a flame in the background and some text saying "FireFireFire Bootloader" on top of it?

I was actually thinking of something getting away from the name of the bootloader since in the scheme of the user experience it's pretty insignificant. Andy with some flames in the background maybe, or a Nook Tablet on fire (yes, i'm that bitter and petty)
30th November 2011, 10:20 PM   |  #17  
OP Senior Member
Flag Austin
Thanks Meter: 385
 
765 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2007
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thelgow

I dunno if it's just me but once I read the title FIREFIREFIRE I pictured Beavis and Butthead. One day..

That's exactly what was going on at 1am... I needed to make a splash screen (Amazon doesn't include the stock one in the source, trademark and all that) and I typed the first thing that popped into my head into the editor.
30th November 2011, 10:33 PM   |  #18  
Member
Flag The Shire
Thanks Meter: 7
 
44 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2011
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by pokey9000

I was actually thinking of something getting away from the name of the bootloader since in the scheme of the user experience it's pretty insignificant. Andy with some flames in the background maybe, or a Nook Tablet on fire (yes, i'm that bitter and petty)

Hard to make a nook tab one color

How about the text FireBoot?

Im open to idea's.
30th November 2011, 10:39 PM   |  #19  
Member
Flag The Shire
Thanks Meter: 7
 
44 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2011
Donate to Me
More
First Edition.
How about this?

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Fire Base.jpg
Views:	527
Size:	68.5 KB
ID:	800646  
30th November 2011, 10:42 PM   |  #20  
OP Senior Member
Flag Austin
Thanks Meter: 385
 
765 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2007
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrJandD

Hard to make a nook tab one color

How about the text FireBoot?

Im open to idea's.

It doesn't have to be one color. The image has to be mostly background and the background must be a solid color. It all has to do with RLE compression, like GIF or faxes where black text on a white page compresses down really small. There's only about 8-10k to spare for the boot splash, so we can't just put up a full screen photo of something or smooth gradients.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Tags
bootloader u-boot
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Kindle Fire Android Development by ThreadRank