[Lubuntu-qa] make the i386 *buntu version check for UEFI
nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 14:51:30 UTC 2013
On 2013-04-27 16:34, Erick Brunzell wrote:
> On 04/27/2013 03:31 AM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
>> sanderj at ubuntuforums suggests
>> 'http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop indeed says "If you have a PC
>> with the Windows 8 logo or UEFI firmware, choose the 64-bit download.".
>> I would find it useful if the i386 Ubuntu version would check for UEFI,
>> and if so, bail out and advice the 64-bit version. Just like the 64-bit
>> install does when you try to run it on 32-bit'
>> And I think this is a good idea :-)
>> Best regards
>> Nio alias sudodus
> I like your thoughts on this, but I also decided to take a look at
> documentation. You'll notice the Ubuntu download page mentions it:
> But we don't either here:
> Or here:
> I'm guessing we probably should, eh?
Yes, that's right. We should also have that warning on the Lubuntu web
pages. It can be done long before a bug-fix reaches the iso files on the
download web sites.
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