[ubuntu-us-ma] EEEPC Help Pleese!

Dave Hunt ka1cey at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 16:23:54 BST 2010


Thanks for your help.  Hitting 'escape' never brought up a boot On 
26/08/10 06:51, Michael Cardoza wrote:
> 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 
> <mailto: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 trymenu, but repeated 
> mashing 'f2' did bring up a menu from which I got to the bios setup.  
> I disabled boot booster and changed the order.  Now, I'm just doing a 
> bunch of post-install downloading and configuring.



> ing 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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