[arch-general] Install Archlinux on HP Elitebook

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Mon Dec 18 15:50:38 UTC 2017

Le 2017-12-18 16:24, Ken OKABE via arch-general a écrit :
> Here is my experience.
> 1. Ubuntu live image is the most stably working distribution among
> others, so it's good for base to install Arch.
> 2. If your laptop is UEFI, it's good to have reEFInd USB stick.
> www.rodsbooks.com/refind/
> If your PC cannot boot reEFInd USB stick, your bios setup is very 
> wrong.
> 3. If you can boot into Ubuntu live image, the rest is relatively easy
> to set up Arch.
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 2:56 PM, Beta Smollner via arch-general
> <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Does your USB-stick boot on other systems?
>> I can boot on my company’s elitebook just fine with an 
>> easy2boot-prepared [1] stick.
>> ~ P
>> [1] http://www.easy2boot.com/

Well, I guess my bios setup is very wrong then. I have exactly the same 
behavior with an easy2boot stick and reEFInd. I guess my only option 
left is to backup my data, restaure factory settings and hope for the 
As I don't know where to look to find some logs for this behavior debug 
will not be easy...

I'll keep this topic up to date as soon as I have news. Thanks alot for 
these tips


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