[SATLUG] Freezing Mint
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 20:34:44 CDT 2016
Steve Litt wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2016 00:23:54 -0500
> Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You are right about UEFI. It is a PITA. I turn it off.
> Most of the new computers I've seen the past couple years have no off
> switch for UEFI.
Well I bought a new Toshiba laptop about 2 years ago, an Asus based
development system about a year ago and a Gigabyte based workstation in
January. They all had options in the firmware (i.e. bios) that allowed
turning uefi/secure boot off. I admit that you have to search a little on
In one case, I had to delete the FAT uefi partition on the drive before
the firmware would really acknowledge I didn't want uefi.
That's not to say that some systems do not have such a switch, but I bet
most of the well known brands, gigabyte, asus, del, etc, do have the
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