Acer Aspire AXC-603-UB17
chris at chrismaness.com
Mon Jan 19 04:39:22 UTC 2015
On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 6:39 AM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Jan 2015, Chris Maness wrote:
> Likely UEFI with SecureBoot enabled. Turn SecureBoot off, enable
>> "legacy" or "CSM" booting in what was formerly known as the BIOS setup
>> Yes, I had turned SecureBoot off. There does not seem to be an option
>> for legacy or CSM in the BIOS menu.
>> I cannot get it to even see my memory stick with a FreeBSD install image
>> on it. Even my macbook pro mostly boots this and hangs on some hardware
>> issues (as I expected but just wanted
>> to make sure the usb stick was actually bootable).
> UEFI alone might do that. Only UEFI-approved boot devices are shown
> unless legacy or compatibility mode is enabled. Unfortunately, there are
> varying names and methods in the settings between different manufacturers.
Thanks, Warren. I am up and running with a Micro-ITX AMD mobo and solid
state drive I put together myself. I am going to take the Acer back
tomorrow. Seems as though I was locked out of installing any other OS on
it. That was so lame, and a big waste of time.
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