DragonFly boot2 - moved out of commits thread

Oliver Fromme check+kg7ffu00rshag1y7 at fromme.com
Sun Mar 8 13:39:00 PDT 2009

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Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
 > Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > > In theory, the Forth code could leave the graphics screen
 > > enabled.  It's just a matter of removing one command from
 > > beastie.4th.  Then splash(4) should follow on seamlessly,
 > > if it's configured to display the same image, which is
 > > a decision to be made by the user, of course.
 > > I haven't tried to do that myself, though.
 > I read that and immediately thought "two-frame boot animation!".  It could
 > be very entertaining.

Heh ...  Yes, possibly.

BTW, it's possible to do simple animations in the Forth
code by loading several PCX frames and display them with
small delays between them.

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