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JeremyTourville
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Registered: ‎01-29-2019
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Installing Linux in UEFI Mode Ideapad 120s 14

Hello, I am wondering if anyone has had success installing CentOS 7 in UEFI mode?

 

I have been able to get Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop to install in UEFI mode. 

I can get CentOS 7 to install in legacy mode.

 

I just can't seem to get CentOS 7 to install in UEFI mode.

 

When attempting to install in UEFI mode I used the exact same BIOS settings as I did for Ubuntu

Intel Platform Trust Technology:Enabled

Secure Boot:Enabled

Boot Mode:UEFI

 

My USB drive was created using Win32disk imager which is like DD for Windows.  I have seen issues in the past with using tools such as Rufus or Yumi Boot to get CentOS 7 to install so I chose that tool to create my bootable USB drive.

 

When I start the setup I am able to get the prompt to test media, troubleshoot or install.  I choose the install option.  The system proceeds to a new screen and at that point I get nothing more than a blinking cursor in the upper left corner.

 

Why do I want UEFI mode?  Faster boot time.  CentOS 7 UEFI suppport has existed since version ~6.5 or later.  This is curious to me.  I'd welcome anyone's thoughts or input.  I'll cross post this in the CentOS forums too and see what happens. 

 

Thanks everyone!

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