Skip UBoot animation?

AmigaOne X5000 platform specific issues.

Re: Skip UBoot animation?

Postby trevordick » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:07 am

Sorry for the slow response.

All commercial X5000 boards and systems sold by Amiga retailers will have the latest uboot installed.

It includes the options to reduce or eliminate the Rotating boing ball animation. Get's rid of the 2 x 10 CD checks for a non existent CD in the CD drive. It also includes a special default time-out option.

It includes the option for three new environment variables:

* amigabootmenu_animate, default 1: Set to 0 to disable the boot animation. Set to 1 to enable the animation.

* amigabootmenu_animcycles, default 10: Specifies how many times the animation should be played before the default boot selection is booted. Only has an effect if amigabootmenu_animate is set to 1.

* amigabootmenu_timeout, default 0: If set to a non-zero value, it specifies how many seconds should elapse before the deafult boot selection is booted. This mechanism overrides amigabootmenu_animcycles, so if both are set, this one takes preference.

With this version my X5000 boots to workbench in ~40 second from power-up with 1 anim cycle and amigaboot set to quiet.

Note: if you are a beta tester and do not have this version want to install it please send an email to contact (at) a-eon.com with X5000 Uboot update in the Subject line
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Re: Skip UBoot animation?

Postby Skateman » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:17 pm

These options sound great.

Waiting for my X5000 for almost a month now.... :-( Still not even shipped...
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Re: Skip UBoot animation?

Postby Skateman » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:27 pm

Skateman wrote:These options sound great.

Waiting for my X5000 for almost a month now.... :-( Still not even shipped...


Yeah it has been deliverd!!! :-) Let the journey begin ....
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