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



Dave,

Yes, disabling Speedstep will shorten your battery life by 40%-50%.

Best,

Steve




On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 18:53 +0100, Dave Oxley wrote:
> 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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