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My Dell Inspiron Duo likes to just crash out when I plug in my charger!! But I'm a bit lost how to diagnosis is - Ideas??

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Perhaps your charger is not fit for the Dell Inspiron Duo. Try the native Dell charger instead. –  mikewhatever Oct 29 '11 at 20:34
    
It is a native Dell Charger - I was wondering how can I capture what ever error codes are generated, so I can fix it! Thanks for the edit, and moving over to ask ubuntu! I forgot about this site. –  Mister IT Guru Oct 31 '11 at 11:58

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Switching off ACPI seems to work as temporary fix:

Edit GRUB's config file by opening a Terminal window and enter :

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

Change the line that starts with GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to the following:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash clocksource=hpet acpi=off noacpi usbhid.quirks=0x00eef:0x725e:0x40"

Save the file and update GRUB with the following command :

sudo update-grub

All works perfectly now - plugging in and out of power. The usbhid.quirks part in the GRUB line is to help identify the touchscreen correctly.

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Thank you for your suggestion - I will be trying this out a little later! –  Mister IT Guru Nov 9 '11 at 9:59
    
Worked like a charm - And touch screen working as well! Nice! Thank you –  Mister IT Guru Nov 13 '11 at 11:47

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