That helps.  It is F12 on this system.  But USB is not on the list, so I
have to use a 14.04 CD that I have, rather than the 16.04 flash drive.  But
for starters, this will help me check the system.

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 10:00 PM, John Jason Jordan <> wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 18:26:56 -0700
> Denis Heidtmann <> dijo:
> >I figured out how to get to the bios.  There is not boot-order option
> >I am accustomed to--the order is set by properties UEFI/legacy rather
> >than CD/HD, etc.  I set it to legacy, but it still did not boot the
> >CD.  UEFI is disabled as well.  I guess I need to explore other
> >options.  Ideas?
> This will probably not help, but here goes anyway. On my current laptop
> there are two boot options: one takes you to the BIOS and the other (F7)
> gives you a list of devices from which you can select the one to boot
> to. But this is not a Thinkpad. :(
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