[ltp] ubuntu 11.04 64bit crashing during install on an x120e

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 17 Sep 2011 20:19:10 -0300

On Sat, 17 Sep 2011, Yves Dorfsman wrote:
> hard. It displays a bunch of message on console, like a debug trace,
> but it's different from one time to the next. Also, it does not
> crash always at the same point in time, it seems more or less
> random.

I am not sure if the x120e has any "special needs", but:

1. Update the BIOS/EC using a boot USB key

2. Run memtest using a boot USB key (or PXE)

3. Put the UEFI into BIOS-emulation mode. REALLY.

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  Henrique Holschuh