Error starting Linux Mint 20 xfce

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Error starting Linux Mint 20 xfce

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I updated from 19.3 to 20 through the terminal and everything was working but when I turned on the laptop it gave this error:

[ 0.337416] ACPI BIOS Error (bug): Could not resolve symbol [\_SB.PCIO._OSC.CDW11, AE_NOT_FOUND (20190816/psargs-330)[0.337495] ACPI Error: Aborting method \_SB.PCIO._OSC due to previous error(AE_NOT_FOUND) (20190816/psparse-529)

and then a lot more, I turned off the laptop by the button and started again and it appeared:

GRU GRUB version 2.04
*Linux Mint 20 xfce
Advanced options for Linux Mint 20 xfce

and I chose the first option and started normal, but my wallpaper is gone and when I change the folder of wallpapers that comes with the system it doesn't appear. What happened? What do I do? Alias I have a kernel update to 5.4.0-47.51 to do (which I use is 5.4.0-47-generic), should I update?

I turned off the laptop again to see if this problem would always happen, those two warnings appeared again but for 2 seconds and soon started normally, I put a wallpaper from the internet and it did not disappear, but the system background photos did not it appears more in the folder when choosing, but I saw it on thunar and they are there just do not appear in the menu to change.

So I decided to format and install the 20 xfce again, but the errors kept showing up, but it also lasted 2 seconds and soon the system started normal. It didn't happen when I used version 19.3, why is it happening now?

The laptop needs to stay plugged in at all times as the battery no longer works.

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System:    Host: steph-mintxfce Kernel: 5.4.0-47-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana 
Machine:   Type: Other-vm? System: Acer product: Aspire 4720Z v: N/A serial: <superuser/root required> 
           Mobo: Acer model: Nestos serial: <superuser/root required> BIOS: Acer v: 1.3808 date: 02/18/2008 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT1 charge: 14.7 Wh condition: 14.7/48.8 Wh (30%) 
CPU:       Dual Core: Intel Pentium Dual T2390 type: MCP speed: 1262 MHz min/max: 800/1867 MHz 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics driver: i915 v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1280x800~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 965GM (CL) v: 2.1 Mesa 20.0.8 
Network:   Device-1: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY driver: wl 
           Device-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express driver: tg3 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 149.05 GiB used: 15.78 GiB (10.6%) 
Info:      Processes: 170 Uptime: 23m Memory: 2.91 GiB used: 1.60 GiB (54.8%) Shell: bash inxi: 3.0.38
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Re: Error starting Linux Mint 20 xfce

Post by kato181 »

When you updated from Mint 19.3 to Mint 20 did you follow the installation guide for this? ... en/latest/
It would be wiser to have saved your data and files and then did a fresh install on mint 20. The upgrade has know problems and should be done carefully.
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Re: Error starting Linux Mint 20 xfce

Post by asinoro »

From 19.3 check if you can install the kernel 5.4.0-26 or -40 that works well, stay with this kernel and then to upgrade to Mint 20. This laptop is at its last breath, if you want to keep it, buy a cheap UPS not to shut down when there is power lost.
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