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Linux: Booting via UEFI Can Brick Samsung Notebooks

wehe (135130) writes | about a year and a half ago

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wehe writes "Heise News reports today some Samsung notebooks can be turned into a brick if booted just one time via UEFI into Linux. Even the firmware does not boot anymore. Some reports in the Ubuntu bug tracker system report that such notebooks can not be recovered without replacing the main board. Other Linux distributions may be affected as well. Kernel developers are discussing a change in the samsung-laptop driver.
http://www.heise.de/open/meldung/Linux-Booten-per-UEFI-kann-Samsung-Notebooks-schrotten-1793534.html"

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