[SOLVED] Re: FC2 won't boot on battery!!

Dave Oxley dave at daveoxley.co.uk
Sun Oct 17 17:53:01 UTC 2004


Steve,

Cheers, disabling Speedstep sorted it out. Will this adversly affect my 
battery life?

Dave.

Steve Fink wrote:

>Dave,
>
>Check the BIOS settings on Power Management.  The Inspiron 8600 has
>Intel Speedstep Technology enabled by default.  That means that on
>battery power the processor runs at half speed.  Try setting the bios to
>leave the processor at full speed on battery and see how that goes.
>
>Best,
>
>Steve
>
>
>
>On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 16:05 +0100, Dave Oxley wrote:
>  
>
>>I have FC2 (with all updates) installed on an Inspiron 8600. The machine 
>>works fine when plugged into the mains but will not boot when running on 
>>betteries. It gets to 'Setting up local disks' and hangs. Does anyone 
>>know how I can solve this?
>>
>>Cheers.
>>Dave.
>>    
>>
>
>  
>




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