[ubuntu-uk] Lenovo N500 will not load Ubuntu

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 13:20:34 BST 2010

On 03/08/10 13:08, Rob Beard wrote:
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> Generally the idea is you set your machine to boot from another device
> other than the hard drive.  On a lot of machines these days it can be
> done as a temporary option (say only once) by pressing one of the F keys
> on the BIOS screen.  IIRC on IBM's (and Dells) the key you need to press

Also, you can more often than not set a boot device *priority* so you 
don't need to play about with it often, e.g.

Boot Order:

1st: CD
2nd: USB
3rd HDD

Then, when you turn the machine on, if there is no CD in the tray, and 
no bootable USB device plugged in it will boot from the HDD.


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