Published on March 12th, 2014 | by admin
How to make Seabios default on Acer C720
This new has just came to our attention, you don’t need anymore to use Ctrl + L to boot in to your Linux distro.
Divulged this evening by Duncan Laurie on the coreboot mailing list:
If you want to boot SeaBIOS by default and you have unlocked the SPI flash write protection you can set flags in the (write protected) “GBB” flash region that will make it boot legacy mode by default.
In Chrome OS there is a script called set_gbb_flags.sh that will do this for you. Run the script with no arguments to get a list of possible flags and then to enable short dev mode screen (1 second timeout) followed by default legacy mode boot you could use these flags:
Give it a try and let us know!
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