[NBLUG/talk] Ubuntu / eee Box can't get out of hibernation

dave sisley dsisley at sonic.net
Sun Nov 22 14:01:38 PST 2009

Troy Arnold wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 10:19:49PM -0800, Dave Sisley wrote:
>> Michael -
>> You were right about removing the battery.  It was, however, an enormous 
>> pain in the ass.  The good news is that I only broke 2 plastic tabs, 
>> only had 4 extra screws left over, and after unplugging the battery for 
>> 20 minutes (for good measure), I was able to boot into the machine again.
>> Those eee boxes are not meant to be opened. 
> Not that it helps now, but I always look around for a HOWTO before cracking
> open any new device.
> http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewtopic.php?id=6036
> If it hadn't been for someone's great Mac mini guide, I'd probably have
> smashed it open with a hammer.  Who knew a putty knife would save
> the day?
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I'd come across that one in my googlings, but my eee box isn't even a 
laptop, it's one of their mini desktops.  I should have taken pictures 
(sorry, next guy!  (hope it's not me)).


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