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[Bug 1471380] Re: [Fujitsu Lifebook AH532] Installing Ubuntu on a USB-drive locks out firmware access


*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1082418 ***

** This bug is no longer a duplicate of bug 1273060
   [Fujitsu LIFEBOOK LH532 (UMA)] Ubuntu EFI install locks out firmware access
** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1082418
   [Fujitsu Lifebook AH532] UEFI firmware locks itself after installing Ubuntu in UEFI mode

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  [Fujitsu Lifebook AH532] Installing Ubuntu on a USB-drive locks out
  firmware access

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Bug description:
  I've been running pre-installed Windows 7 on a Fujitsu AH532 since

  Two weeks back, I installed a Live-USB with Ubuntu 14.04. All working
  well, but I struggled getting it persistent, so I decided to do a full
  Ubuntu installation to another USB-drive. Leaving my Windows hard
  drive untouched.

  What I did:
  1) I entered my "BIOS" to change boot order, and booting from my Ubuntu Live-USB.

  2) I tried following the  installation guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/UEFI-and-BIOS, but sizes were changed to: 
   - 1MB BIOS Boot (pretty sure I left this unformatted,but it now reports as Ext4)
   - 666MB EFI System, FAT32
   - 30GB Linux Filesystem, Ext4
   - 999MB Linux Swap, Swap

  3) I installed Ubuntu on a second USB-drive. Leaving my Windows hard-
  drive "intact" (?)

  The result:
  Now, I can only boot my machine by inserting my second full-installation-USB-drive. 
  I cannot boot Windows, and I cannot boot from my LiveUSB.

  If I boot without inserting my full-installation-USB-drive, I get the
  boot screen telling me I can press F2 or F12. However, none of these
  have any effect, apart from making the beep. Then the computer enters
  the "Boot menu" (as well as the second menu "Application menu").

  This bug feels very related to:
  - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1082418
  - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1273060
  - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1451387

  $ lsb_release -rd
  Description:	Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS
  Release:	14.04

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: linux-image-3.16.0-41-generic 3.16.0-41.55~14.04.1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-41.55~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt11
  Uname: Linux 3.16.0-41-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.7
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sat Jul  4 08:05:03 2015
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-06-18 (15 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20150218.1)
  SourcePackage: linux-lts-utopic
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.7
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p:   vegard     2045 F...m pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  vegard     2045 F.... pulseaudio
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=b7bfbfab-671b-471c-ba59-210445db2063
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-06-18 (16 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20150218.1)
  Package: linux (not installed)
  ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-41-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=b9d1f4be-275f-4b97-a68a-ccb2afa41781 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-41.55~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt11
   Error: command ['pacmd', 'list'] failed with exit code 1: Home directory not accessible: Permission denied
   No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon.
   linux-restricted-modules-3.16.0-41-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.16.0-41-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.127.11
  Tags:  trusty
  Uname: Linux 3.16.0-41-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  _MarkForUpload: True
  dmi.bios.date: 05/22/2012
  dmi.bios.vendor: FUJITSU // Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
  dmi.bios.version: Version 1.09
  dmi.board.name: FJNBB1C
  dmi.board.vendor: FUJITSU
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: FUJITSU
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnFUJITSU//PhoenixTechnologiesLtd.:bvrVersion1.09:bd05/22/2012:svnFUJITSU:pnLIFEBOOKAH532:pvr:rvnFUJITSU:rnFJNBB1C:rvr:cvnFUJITSU:ct10:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: LIFEBOOK AH532
  dmi.sys.vendor: FUJITSU

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