Comment 253 for bug 1040557

No. Despite not directly causing the bricking, the samsung-laptop driver
will only work in CMS mode and will cause random and potentially very bad
problems when running under UEFI. The driver support issue is separate from
this bug.

On 23 May 2014 22:59, Val <email address hidden> wrote:

> @Aki Rossi: if handling of UEFI variables was changed in Ubuntu 13.10 to
> prevent tickling this bug and (supposedly) the newer Samsung firmware is
> not vulnerable to this bug, is it now good time to remove the samsung-
> laptop driver from blacklist?
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