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    random black screen about 1 in 10 to 15 boots

    I have the exact same problem - random black screen about 1 in 10 to 15 boots. Reboot and everything is fine. I'm running Windows 7 tho. I have replaced the hdd (not coz I thought is was the problem - just wanted SSD) and re-installed windows, problem persists.

    The bios post appears, but after that goes blank.

    Haven't done extensive testing, but I am wondering if it has anything to do with closing the lid or disconnecting power supply while the laptop (Aspire 5742G) is shutting down???

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    My point is that the problem the OP has may not be specific to linux -may be Acer specific

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