New boot animation for 12.1.0

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Mon Mar 26 08:33:06 EDT 2012

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Richard Smith <richard at> wrote:
>> My point was if you hit escape once it stops you can see where the
>> boot is stopping so to find out what is causing the problem.
> He reported that doesn't work.
>>> pause at the ok prompt, but BEFORE the boot process stalls. [Once booting
>>> has paused at the single dot, pressing escape does nothing.]
> I suspect what may be happening is that the screen is not getting
> unfrozen.  So even though the system is running you won't ever see
> anything and pressing escape won't help.

Hitting escape on at least one of the XO-1/1.5/1.75 worked for me in
my testing, I don't remember exactly which one(s) it was but it was
certainly working in base testing (ie no modifications, no extra HW).


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