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


@Fabio: if you completely remove Win8, you will likely lose the ability
to upgrade your machine's firmware. The firmware can be upgraded only
with Samsung Updater - a Windows application.

If Win8 does not start from your newly installed Grub, you are probably hitting the known bug:
The solution suggested in post 18 on that bug's page worked for me. However, there was another problem with incorrect timeout setting; see paragraph 14 in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-cdimage/+bug/1040557/comments/114/.

Apparently, there are other ways to get Win8 Grub entry working. See
post #189 above.

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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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