[PLUG] Acer laptop MoBo crash; rtcwake?

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 08:08:35 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:

> I have no way to confirm that rtcwake could cause any such damage, though
> I can say that was the only thing I did different before the crash.

I don't think this was the cause - a coincidence perhaps.

> Can anyone comment on the above / suggest ways to recover?

Backup your data while it is still booting over the network.

> I have already shown the laptop at authorized service center of Acer.
> After examining they said Motherboard has gone faulty and needs
> replacement.

Get it repaired if it still under warranty.  Otherwise buying a new
one (different brand) may be an option.

Arun Khan
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