[ubuntu-us-ma] EEEPC Help Pleese!

Michael Cardoza mikestechno at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 11:51:50 BST 2010


It might depend on the model but most eeepcs have a boot menu that can be
reached by hitting esc at power on. I usually just keep hitting escape over
and over until the menu comes up that way I don't miss it. Good luck.

On Aug 25, 2010 8:00 PM, "Mark J Dulcey" <mark at buttery.org> wrote:
> On 8/25/2010 7:40 PM, Dave Hunt wrote:
>> Hi, List!
>> I just got a new EEEPC netbook, and am trying to get Lucid onto it. I
>> cannot get the post screen to come up at power-on. According to the
>> manual, I'm supposed to hit f2 at power-on and change the bios setup. I
>> can only get the Win 7 setup to come up. I'm blind; my partner who is
>> sighted cannot get this to work right, either.
>
> When you first get an Eee, it's really hard to get into the setup
> because they have fast startup enabled and so you only have a very short
> window. All you can really do is keep trying -- and once you get there
> ONCE disable fast startup in the BIOS, that will give you more time to
> get into setup next time!
>
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