Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
  #1  
Old 19th April 2014, 07:08 PM
brankko Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Age: 27
Posts: 7
linuxchrome
Post Ultrabook Samsung ATIV Book 5 NP530U4E-K01HS and Fedora 20 x86_64

I got new Samsung ATIV Book 5 (NP530U4E) ultrabook and reinstalled Windows 8.1 with Fedora 20. There was few issues with the installation, so I wanted to share my experience wth others.

Specfification

Model: ATIV Book 5 NP530U4E-K01HS
CPU: Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8GHz (2 cores w 2 threads per core and turbo boost up to 2.7GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
RAM: 4GB (1x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz
HDD: 4GB (1x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz
SSD: 24GB ExpressCache
Display: 14'' LED backlight HD 1366x768 (Anti-Reflective)
LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
Ports: 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, HDMI, mini VGA, RJ-45
Webcam: 1Mpix HD, w michrophone
Graphics: Intel HM76
Optical Drive: None

Before install
Enter the BIOS (hit F2 on boot) and disable: Fast BIOS Mode, Secure Boot and switch OS Mode Selection to the CSM boot method.

Make bootable USB installation of Fedora and boot it from non-UEFI mode. Hit F10 on boot-time and choose your USB drive. I've read that you can add "nomodset" to UEFI boot variant, but that did not worked for me.

I have deleted all partitions (Windows, Samsung backup and ExpressCache from SSD) and installed Fedora on clean disks. I got 4GB on SSD for SWAP and the rest for the / as ext4 filesystem, and 500mb for /root and the rest of the HDD for /home partition on regular hard drive.

After install
If you have read that booting Linux via UEFI can 'brick' some Samsung laptops, don't worry, everything I've tried (for now) works otb just fine.

I will update this post with details as I explore the rest of the hardware...

Last edited by brankko; 22nd April 2014 at 09:10 AM. Reason: details updated
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ativ, book, boot, fedora, install, npek01hs, samsung, ultrabook, x8664

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
USB Installation fail for fedora 18 in ultrabook (HP envy) varunkrish Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 1 6th June 2013 05:16 PM
Good Fedora Book rocket_man Linux Chat 9 19th October 2008 05:10 AM
Which Fedora Book? RightNow Fedora Focus 5 15th May 2006 01:45 PM
Is this Fedora book good? pamount Fedora Focus 10 14th July 2004 01:45 PM
Best book(s) about Fedora ... what do you recommend? svarreby Using Fedora 14 5th March 2004 04:51 PM


Current GMT-time: 08:44 (Saturday, 25-10-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat
Nsukka Photos - San Ignacio Photos - Hollywood Travel Photos on Instagram