[ubuntu-uk] dead netbook
bruce72 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 09:35:59 BST 2009
I'll have to wait until this evening but I'll give it a go.
2009/9/8 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk>
> Bruce Beardall wrote:
> > Pressed the power button on my Acer Aspire One this morning and the
> > button light goes on followed by the whirring of the fan but that's
> > it. Not even a BIOS to hack into.
> > Any ideas?
> > Anyone heard of this happening to other Aspire Ones?
> > It's currently got Jaunty installed which was running fine - the only
> > different thing I've done was play with a live USB Puppy Linux
> > yesterday evening. Seems unlikely that that fried everything.
> > Cheers
> > Bruce
> Hi Bruce,
> I've heard about Aspire One machines dying before, IIRC it was something
> to do with the BIOS. You could try this -
> Worth a shot, and it appears it can be done through Linux (just put the
> files on a FAT formatted USB stick).
> Hope this helps.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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