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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    I'm currently on Mint 13 KDE, meaning Ubuntu 12.04.
    Suspend works great, without catalyst drivers.
    Hibernate is by default disabled in KDE, haven't tried that, I'm used to avoide hibernate anyway...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    >>I am now running the latest BIOS, and have nothing to report.

    I have discovered that the freeze, which used to happen if the network boot was not the 1st boot choice in BIOS... is solved now!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Hi!
    I wonder if anyone has tried the new bios v 1.11 (13-NOV-2012) for this little fellow...and report if some of the issues exposed here are resolved......
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Did you try 12.10 Catalyst on Ubuntu 12.10 :) (nice coincidence), or on Ubuntu 12.04?
    Never mind for 1080p video reproduction, windows in dual boot will work for that perfectly through hdmi... :(...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    I deleted all the partitions except sda1, 2GB is not bothering me. Then I installed Win7 on 50 GB sda3 as primary and win created sda2 100 MB primary for boot. Then I created sda4 extended part,...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    What I did before boot report is that I shrunk Ubuntu "/" partition sda3 from 300GB to 20GB, using gparted and it processed fine, Ubuntu can run again.
    I'm thinking of leaving sda1 (if it's used for...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    Sorry for the delay oldfred.
    Here is the relevant part of the boot report, I hope we can see weather automatics can recovery the system using files in hidden sda1 or it's just live iso image:


    ...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    This is a good question.
    I'll create bootinfo report, but can I see somehow if sda1 shows itself in grub as a bootable partition right now, I'm not able to run Boot Repair atm...?
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    Yes, the pertitions are MBR.
    sda1 fat 2GB is hidden partition and it came with the laptop. When I mount it I can see these folders:

    [boot]
    [casper]
    [install]
    [isolinux]
    md5sum.txt

    So I...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    thanks oldfred, here is the output:


    Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
    1 2048s 3905535s 3903488s primary fat32 hidden, lba ...
  11. [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Asus X54C came with Ubuntu, how to add dual boot?

    Hi guys!
    This cheap but excellent laptop came with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit pre-installed. It's hdd is 320 GB, 1st partition 2GB is hidden, 2nd ext3 300 GB.
    It works great but I'd like to try Win7, too,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Nice strategy, reasonably thinking... :-) Thanks for the 12.3 report.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Are you satisfied with 12.3 drivers, suspend and hibernation working or not?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Excellent finding zzarko, thank you. Please, report on the temperature situation as well as the hdd clicking (load_cycle_counts increasing, hdparm settings).
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    here it is:


    Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors
    Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
    Sector size...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Yes, I'm almost sure, I repeated the partitioning process 3 times. First, by the installer. Then 2 times manually:

    1. Booted from Win7 Starter and made 1 extended partition from there (because of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    I'm on open source driver now, suspend and hibernation works as expected.:D

    And for this...



    It's definitely a bug in DiskUtility, tried everything so far...

    Since now my system (nearly)...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Bad news, this is not true, while on battery it still freezes.:-(
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Thank you zzarko, I'll try with radeon driver, since I didn't find any signficant improvements with fglrx, should I just deactivate it, or it's a tricky action?

    Regarding the fan, do you happen to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Acer Aspire One 722 Ubuntu 11.04 fixes

    Hi guys!
    I just registered on this forum to thank you for these more than usefull AO722 tips. Too bad I didn't find them earlier when I tried Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10, following with Kubuntu, Lubuntu...
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