[clug] can upgrading ubuntu kill your bios?
kilgallin at iinet.net.au
Tue Jan 22 00:48:12 UTC 2019
> Come Monday morning I wanted to
> quickly do something on the laptop before I headed off for work, so I
> didn't have the power cord connected.
Haste kills projects!
> This is when the flashing
> started. Which I watched for a while then thought this will take some
> time, I left the laptop. When I returned a few minutes later the
> screen was blank, it was off, and all I could get it to do was turn on
> the lights behind the keyboard on when the power button is pressed. The
> battery indicator also still works. The battery was fully charged. I
> could imagine not having the power cord connect, could have meant there
> was not the correct voltage for the flashing?? Maybe without the cord
> connected it timed out and shutdown?
Before lengthy procedures, I turn off power-saving. That is, blank
screen and suspend. Which would be invoked on battery power.
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