[Chugalug] UEFI & Linux

John Aldrich mrmaxx at spamcop.net
Thu Mar 21 02:00:52 UTC 2013


On Wed March 20 2013 10:50:49 AM Dave Brockman wrote:
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> On 3/20/2013 10:47 AM, Ralph Edge wrote:
> > Just got a new laptop a month ago, was able to disable all the UEFI
> > crap and get ubuntu installed, took me like an hour to get through
> > it.
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> Nothing wrong with UEFI... it's about time we retired the damn BIOS
> anyway.  SRM was almost a complete *nix console, and that was early 90's!
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Looking at ASUS F2A85-M PRO. According to the manual, it appears that UEFI 
Secure Boot is only enabled if you select "Windows 8" as your OS in the BIOS 
config. The other option is "Legacy/Other UEFI", which I guess is for Win7 or 
earlier versions of Windows, or OS/2 or Linux. :D


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