Ubuntu 17.10 corrupting BIOS - many LENOVO laptops models - Bug #1734147

Ralf ranfyy ranfyy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 06:27:30 UTC 2017

Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> schrieb am Mi., 29. Nov. 2017 um
06:16 Uhr:

> Hi,
> no, if you read the complete mail, you should notice that it does say
> three things.
> 1. Before I bought my new mobo, I ensured that it doesn't force me to
> use U/EFI/secure boot, to avoid all the known issues. Perhaps the OP's
> laptop allows this, too, so getting rid of an operating system enforcing
> its usage, repairing the laptop and then reinstalling Ubuntu or any
> other Linux distro without U/EFI/secure boot might be a solution.
> 2. Complete the Ubuntu bug report. Google might help you. Since the bug
> report is flagged as being incomplete, the OP much likely already got
> an email with hints, what is missing to complete it.
> 3. Google also might help to report the bug to those responsible for
> it. Maybe Ubuntu isn't the culprit.
> Regards,
> Ralf
just a quick FYI:

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