I just installed Fedora 18 on my ASUS K55VD laptop 2 days ago, I've noticed that when i try to adjust the screen brightness in KDE either with the fn keys or with the GUI in the power management or the using the slider when clicking on the battery icon, All i get is the brightness bar comes up and changes but almost instantly reverts to 90%.
Tested under Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. The following BIOS settings are necessary in order for suspend/sleep functionality to work correctly. Under the 'Power' section in the BIOS: - "Suspend Mode" should be set to "S3 Only" - "Repost Video on S3 Resume...
In Windows 7 or Ubuntu, there is the power management option for you to customize things like what to do when laptop battery is low, hard drive behavior when you are using battery, what to do when you press the power button ... However, in Linux Mint 13 - MATE edition, you will not find the power management option the Mint Menu.
Hi! I own a Qosmio f50 laptop and today i download the file from toshiba to update my bios. Everything went well until installer reaches block 16 when system freezes. I left it half an hour and then tried to power-off the pc with the button, but it dont. I unplug the ac-adaptor and the battery and it closes, but when i power it on again I get a black screen..
What should i do?
I think I made a mistake with a fresh install of 13.10 32-bit on Samsung NC10 atom powered netbook.
When I put the battery in and start up I get GUI issues and have no battery options for power management in System Settings Power Management.
So I have a Tyan S8225 motherboard with a Valencia (Opteron 4200) CPU.
Two of us have tried everything. We have even swapped the whole motherboard, Power supply, memory, even a different CPU (still Valencia). We even tried it without any memory installed and with only a single CPU. There are no beep codes as I suspect even those are controlled by the BIOS boot process.