Nexcom device DNA-113A (Ubuntu Snappy)

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Fri Nov 27 16:12:24 UTC 2015

I don't think UEFI needs to be a hard requirement; it might just be a
limitation of that particular image. We need to make a more general
installer than "blat image to disk" for 16.04 LTS :)


On 27/11/15 12:54, Andrey Smirnov wrote:
> Good day!
> I have a Nexcom device DNA-113A. BIOS of this device does not support
> UEFI, so I couldn't install Ubuntu Snappy on this device. Here is the
> answer technical support Nexcom:
> "Per discussing with BIOS and SW teams, we are afraid that DNA113A is
> not fitting in your needs if Ubuntu Snappy is required, considering
> that UEFI is not supported by the BIOS of DNA113A (only Legacy
> supported).
> We checked the current BIOS of NSA1120A and DNA2120A and got that UEFI
> is not supported on both the BIOS either.
> Sorry for the inconvenience caused."
> Have you any idea how to install Snappy Ubuntu on the device, which
> does not support the UEFI? Can we use LILO or ONIE boot loaders?
> --
> Best regards,
> Andrey Smirnov
> Technical expert
> Technology Group of the Companies
> Moscow, Russia
> Ph. +7(495)280-33-80 ext. 2204
> E-mail: aos at

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