BIOS like screen for uboot

Robert Schwebel r.schwebel at
Fri Nov 5 05:58:42 EDT 2010


On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 04:36:24AM -0700, Kallol Biswas wrote:
> We have a customer request that we need to create a BIOS like screens
> for uboot.
> For this we have cross compiled curses library under uboot but have
> been getting error in linking phase we have expected.
> The major effort is to get termcap database into uboot.
> We have looked at the barebox port of uboot and it seems to have some
> menu support. How good is the menu support? Can it handle different
> terminal types?
> Is there any curses like support available in uboot? A few screen
> shots of the barebox UI would be helpful.

You can try it yourself by switching on the 'menu' command, i.e. in the
'sandbox' platform, which can be run on a normal linux userspace system.

If it doesn't fit your needs, we are open for any kind of contract work
in order to get more features in.

Best regards,
Robert Schwebel
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