I am currently running OpenSuse newest version but this problem has been happening to every linux installation I have done.
My Computer is a ACER ASPIRE 5515.
ModelAspire 5515 Series
Varies by specifications
Processor / Speed
AMD Athlon processor 2650e (512 KB L2 cache, 1.6 GHz, DDR2 800 MHz, 15 W)
Core Logic Chipset
System Bus Speed
RAM / Max RAM
Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules, with Dual-channel DDR2 SDRAM support
ATI Radeon™ Xpress 1200 Graphics with up to 19191 MB of HyperMemory™ (256 MB of dedicated system memory, up to 1663 MB of shared system memory), supporting Shader Model 2.0, Microsoft DirectX 9.0
15.4″ WXGA high-brightness (220-nit) TFT LCD, 1280 x 800 pixel resolution
Hard Disk Drive
80/120/160/250/320 GB or larger hard disk drive
8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer driveor
DVD/CD-RW combo drive (varies by model)
44.4 W 4400 mAh 6-cell Li-ion battery pack:• 2-hour battery life
Audio system with built-in speakersSoundBlaster Pro and MS-Sound compatible
1Type II PCCard slot
2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 VGA,1 Headphone/speaker/line-out jack, 1 Microphone-in jack
LAN: Fast Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN readyWLAN: Acer InviLink2 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED network connection
Dimensions / Weight
358 (W) x 269 (D) x 29.8/33.8(H) mm14.1 x 10.6 x 1.17/1.33 inches
2.8 kg (6.18 lbs.) with 6 cell battery pack
100-240V AC AutoSensing Adapter
Windows Vista Home Basic (Service Pack 1)(varies by model)
Anyways here is what happens, and this only happens to me when i run linux. THIS NEVER HAPPENED WHILE RUNNING WINDOWS VISTA OR WINDOWS XP.
First icons will disapear and text will not work, images wont be there, system dock and explorer will just not work, the start menu will have nothing in it, and when i restart it, (manual) it will boot and show me specs and say “NO OPERATING SYSTEM FOUND” and when i go into BIOS it says IDE0:_______ not the hard drive name and size like it usually does.
Please help. Thank all of you.