Feature #1043

Risk of erase BIOS

Added by liOnux from Earth 21 days ago. Updated 4 days ago.

Status:New Start:12/30/2017
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Description

Hello,
When using "cl-install", the default partition table offered is GPT, even for a BIOS legacy laptop. If the user accepts this default choice, the PC-BIOS will be corrupted and the laptop will never start.
Could-you add a warning ?
Thanks a lot.

History

Updated by Mikhail Hiretsky 5 days ago

Can you boot laptop by USB flash after PC-BIOS corrupting? Can you send dump created by cl-system-dump utility?

Updated by liOnux from Earth 4 days ago

Hi,
No, I can't boot the laptop now, either with a USB flash or with a CD-ROM.
Also, I can't have access to BIOS Setup Utility or dump of cl-system-dump utility.
It doesn't matter, it's in old laptop.
I just ask you if possible to add a warning for users when using GPT boot and auto-partionning.
Thanks

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Thank you!