[Smlug] Update on Don's "problem child" laptop.

Spencer Candland spencerwcandland at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 16:19:22 EDT 2019


Ouch.  Failed bios updates suck.

- Spencer

On Sun, Aug 18, 2019, 5:44 AM Donald Newcomb <donald at newcomb.fastmail.com>
wrote:

> Yesterday we spent a bit of time in the SMLUG meeting trying to sort out
> the issues with the old, garage-sale Dell laptop I was trying to get to
> dual-boot Win10 & Linux.  Long story short: This morning I attempted to
> update the BIOS and mid-way through the process it crashed and is now a
> doorstop. Other than pulling the hard drive, I don't plan on investing
> any more time on this particular project. It's going in the pile for 2nd
> Saturday collection.
>
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> Donald Newcomb
> donald at newcomb.fastmail.com
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