WARNING - Samsung laptops with UEFI can be bricked by installing Linux in UEFI mode
and in particular:
article about it here:
They reckon it’s a Samsung UEFI firmware bug that’s being triggered by something in the kernel … so there’s a good chance this may affect more than just Ubuntu.
Yep, most likely. Guess I’ll be staying away from Samsung laptops. Had my eye on an ASUS one anyway.