06-20-2019 01:22 PM
Product name and number: Desktop p2-1310
Error messages: None
New software installations: Win10 about a year ago
1. Trying to dual boot Win10 and Ubuntu18.04.
2. Followed all of the on line suggestions, i.e.: disable fast boot and secure boot, move up USB to top in boot order, build USB with GPT and on p2-1310 using Rufus, enable USB ports(also tried disable USB ports), etc.
3. In all cases, the boot menu never shows the USB which has been used to load Ubuntu in other computers. In fact it doesn't show any of the USB ports or options, under UEFI it only shows the Windows option. If I disable the Windows option, it says it can find a bootable drive. Please help.
06-21-2019 07:56 PM
Running a Linux operating system on some HP PC's is not supported. A GPT (typical HP system configuration on newer systems) will not see an MBR boot disk.
The boot device options menu at system startup can be accessed by tapping "F9" at boot.
06-24-2019 02:25 PM
Grzwacz, thanks for your reply. The bootable USB I'm using is GPT to match the p2-1310. I've tested it on another computer, Acer, and it works. I can get to the boot options menu by depressing F9, but the USB does not show up. All USB ports are enabled. Any other suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
06-24-2019 02:39 PM
You're very welcome.
You disabled Secure boot and enabled Legacy support in the BIOS (Link).
The USB stick works on a Acer PC.
Are you tapping "ESC" at boot and selecting "F9'?
The USB stick should appear as a bootable drive within the UEFI Boot Source menu.
I don't know what is happening if you don't see the USB device using this boot option.