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#1 2019-02-11 16:07:12

kkra
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Registered: 2019-02-11
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Installing arch with secure boot enabled

So a long time ago, I set a password on the BIOS which I have now completely forgotten. I think secure boot is still enabled, so it won't boot from USB. For some reason, I've managed to install Fedora just fine and been using that for a while.

Am I stupid for asking this, or is there a way I can get around it, like replacing all the Fedora files with Arch files, or resetting the BIOS from Fedora?

Laptop is an HP Omen 17

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#2 2019-02-12 09:23:34

Mr.Elendig
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Re: Installing arch with secure boot enabled

You could bootstrap arch from fedora and set up signing of the bootloader/kernel, otherwise contact HP for instructions for how to clear the firmware password.

Last edited by Mr.Elendig (2019-02-12 09:23:50)


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