[Bug 1040557] Re: UEFI boot live-usb bricks SAMSUNG 530U3C laptop

Dave Gilbert ubuntu at treblig.org
Sat Sep 1 12:39:09 UTC 2012


Bricking a laptop seems pretty evil on a live image; doubt this is
actually  debian-installer though.

** Changed in: debian-installer (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Critical

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Title:
  UEFI boot live-usb bricks SAMSUNG 530U3C laptop

Status in “debian-installer” package in Ubuntu:
  Confirmed

Bug description:
  I cannot provide detailed log massages because laptop is bricked right
  now.

  If you have courage to try it select UEFI boot from bios and than try
  to boot laptop using liveusb (made form Precise Pangolin 12.04.1
  amd64).

  Laptop hangs up in black screen. If you force power-off, after it,
  laptop wont start. I mean it not event start bios, just black screen
  no sounds nothing.

  I filing this report, because i already bricked second laptop. At
  first i thought it was unrelated issue and laptop was fixed by
  warranty service (replaced motherboard), but after second time i quite
  sure.

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