[ubuntu-us-ma] EEEPC Help Pleese!

Mike mikestechno at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 17:28:19 BST 2010


Sorry maybe you mentioned this but what is the model of eeepc that you have?

Mike

On 08/27/2010 11:23 AM, Dave Hunt wrote:
> Hello!
>
> 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.
>>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Dave
>
>
>
>> 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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