Updating bios from linux
It's just always running and it's kind of a high-pitch whine like the ones usually exhibited by children.
[email protected] ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: mint Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Machine: System: Acer product: Aspire E5-573G v: V3.72 Mobo: Acer model: ZORO_BH v: Type2 - A01 Board Version Bios: Insyde v: V1.35 date: 11/30/2015 CPU: Dual core Intel Core i5-5200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 8799 clock speeds: max: 2700 MHz 1: 2099 MHz 2: 2099 MHz 3: 2099 MHz 4: 2099 MHz Graphics: Card-1: Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics bus-ID: .0 Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [Ge Force 940M] bus-ID: .0 Display Server: X.It seems this problem is not limited to Mint and the solution is to update the Firmware/BIOS as this version has limited functionality. So here I am left with a brick unless I pirate or buy Windows.In particular Acer has removed the option to "select an UEFI file as trusted for executing." Unfortunately Windows has been removed and Acer is not providing this series with any Firmware/BIOS updates on operating systems other than Windows. Your laptop uses a product called Insyde h20fft for its UEFI software.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nouveau Resolution: [email protected] GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 12.0.6 Direct Rendering: Yes Audio: Card-1 Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 Card-2 Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: .0 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.8.0-53-generic Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 4000 bus-ID: .0 IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: Drives: HDD Total Size: 1016.2GB (1.0% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: TOSHIBA_MQ01ABD1 size: 1000.2GB temp: 25C ID-2: USB /dev/sdb model: USB_2.0_FD size: 16.0GB temp: 0C Partition: ID-1: swap-1 size: 8.50GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5 RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0C mobo: N/A Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Info: Processes: 213 Uptime: 1 min Memory: 513.1/7897.3MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35 This laptop came preinstalled with Windows.I attempted a complete install of Mint 18.2 with a bootable USB, but after shutting down Mint refused to boot in either UEFI or Legacy.