markmaus wrote:I have the same laptop Acer Aspire 5250 with the same version of Mint, Maya 13 Mate and the exact same problem. Sometimes it won't even boot up all the way. It will lock up as the wireless begins to automatically connect to my network. Maybe I'll try using the ndiswrapper instead of the Atheros driver.
I don't see why this thread is marked as "Closed". There are plenty of complaints concerning the ATI HD 6320 graphics on Acer laptops. None of them should be closed, because there aren't any solutions posted. I'm assuming that the solution for you problem is to install Xubuntu? For that matter try installing Lubuntu. That one worked flawlessly for me. Except that the touchpad was a little hyper-sensitive. But by striking the Fn + F7 keys, you can disable the touchpad on an Acer laptop. It's too bad that I don't really like Lubuntu or I'd stick with it.
I maked it closed since I did not receive any replies for 6 months. No one seemed interested in working with me to solve the problem. It is not an ATI issue with the binary driver the supplied driver was broken on mine also... I think it is a power issue, if AC power and the wired ethernet are connected at boot time, it works normally. LIve cd and ldme also fail in the same manner. Also it will not remember the wireless password over a reboot. I will try lubuntu thanks.
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