[ltp] Installing 14.04 on an X230?

Christoph Schmees linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:26:26 +0200

Am 08.07.2014 12:03, schrieb Gervase Markham:
> Has anyone had success installing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on an X230? For
> me, the install proceeds smoothly but the resulting machine won't boot.
> Here's my write-up:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1338942
> It could be my new SSD disk (although it would be an odd sort of fault)
> so I want to know if someone else has had this problem.

perhaps this experience may help you: I managed to brick my X220
by installing Linux Mint (dual boot with Win7) while UEFI Boot
was enabled (BIOS setting to "automatic"). The MB was exchaged by
on-site warranty; I nailed BIOS to "legacy boot only" and
everything is fine since.