[sf-lug] Fwd: Which Motherboards for new Ubuntu install

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 12:59:46 PST 2012

I need to learn more about this UEFI issue. since i only use ancient 
hardware i haven't run into this yet, but surely will.

i'm writing this on an ancient thinkpad t61p.

On 12/28/2012 12:53 PM, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
> On 12/28/2012 09:49 AM, Ken Shaffer wrote:
>> Same question was just asked on Slashdot:
>> http://linux.slashdot.org/story/12/12/28/163211/ask-slashdot-linux-friendly-motherboard-manufacturers
>> As several people noted, many obsolete hardware lists exist.  A
>> relevant point was "How much is your time worth?', when you can buy a
>> Dell server with Linux for $599.
>> Ken
>      Well one way to learn more is to figure out which main boards sound
> good
> to you then download the manual for those boards.
>      Reminded of this as I try to reseach a laptop BIOS/UEFI on an HP
> Pavilion
> computer with the Insyde F.12 BIOS.  It sells with Windows 8 so I know that
> it has Secure Boot enabled.  Trying to make sure it can be reset to Legacy
> Boot.
>      Good luck with your research on the mainboards.
>      Bobbie
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