Legacy mode issue installing Ubuntu 16.04

Gary J. Kirkpatrick garyartista at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 17:31:54 UTC 2016


On Sun, Mar 27, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Gary J. Kirkpatrick <garyartista at gmail.com
> wrote:

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> On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 12:31 PM, Petter Adsen <petter at synth.no> wrote:
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>> On Sat, 26 Mar 2016 12:22:00 +0100
>> "Gary J. Kirkpatrick" <garyartista at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > What's confusing me is that I installed 15.10 from a USB and was able
>> > to install in Legacy mode.  I installed 16.04 daily build on the very
>> > same usb thumb drive even as well as the same computer, and it
>> > insists on installing in UEFI.  Something different about 16 in this
>> > regard?
>>
>> The 15.10 installer is also set up to boot in UEFI mode, there should
>> be no major difference there. I'm guessing you have changed a BIOS
>> setting after installing 15.10, and it was originally set to boot in
>> Legacy mode. That's just a guess, though.
>>
>> --
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> Double checked the bios, the settings have not changed.  I was hoping this
> issue had something to do with 16.04 being in beta still.
>
> garyk
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I have another laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 on it.  I get the same message
there.  I have not changed the bios there too.  It seems to me that it
might be Ubuntu 16 is requiring a UEFI install.

Should I report this as a possible bug?

garyk
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