[ubuntu-uk] Lenovo N500 will not load Ubuntu

azmodie azmodie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 10:39:15 BST 2010

> I was trying to run a N500 today from a live CD and it would not boot
> from the cd drive without first changing the bios boot order. I did
> not want to do this so I booted from a live usb stick (10.04)
> I saw a reported comment that the n500 by default does not have the
> bios set to boot from CD.
> I got to the boot  order menu by using F12 at the first screen, then
> choosing usb. If I had edited the bios for a changed boot sequence I
> think I would still have needed to use F12.
> hth
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> alan cocks
> Ubuntu user
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hi  alan c.
     changing the boot order in the bios is perfectly safe to do. most
computers have the boot order set to boot hd first by default.
you should also be abloe to choose the cdrom from the F12 menu too.

either way is fine.

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