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[Bug 1040557] Re: UEFI boot live-usb bricks SAMSUNG 530U3C, np700z5c laptop


Hi everybody!!

I bricked my laptop 1 month ago(series 5 AMD A6). Now i've my new model
NP535u3c a03(series 5 AMD A4 4355M). Can someone guide me in installing
Ubuntu 12.04.2 on my computer? I tried to install both 12.04.2 and 13.04
but on install Win8 is not recognized. Is it SAFE to totally remove Win8
partition and format the disk to use it only for ubuntu?? PLEASE HELP!!
Oh i upgraed the BIOS from version P04RAS to version P07RAS.

Thanks everybody!!

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  UEFI boot live-usb bricks SAMSUNG 530U3C,np700z5c laptop

Status in Ubuntu CD image build software:
Status in Release Notes for Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in Release Notes for Ubuntu quantal series:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Committed
Status in “linux” source package in Oneiric:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” source package in Precise:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” source package in Quantal:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  I cannot provide detailed log massages because laptop is bricked right

  If you have courage to try it select UEFI boot from bios and than try
  to boot laptop using liveusb (made form Precise Pangolin 12.04.1

  Laptop hangs up in black screen. If you force power-off, after it,
  laptop wont start. I mean it not event start bios, just black screen
  no sounds nothing.

  I filing this report, because i already bricked second laptop. At
  first i thought it was unrelated issue and laptop was fixed by
  warranty service (replaced motherboard), but after second time i quite

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