Ubuntu hibernation on Intel NUC D54250WYK

Even though the NUC D54250 series is discontinued, you might have an old one that wasn’t BIOS upgraded to fix hibernation.

I had experienced with NUC D54250 BIOS version 0030 from Sept. 2014 that hibernate in Ubuntu 14.04 didn’t work for me. Upon resume with a Displayport monitor, I just got a scrambled screen.

Intel NUC BIOS upgrade procedure

  1. Download Intel NUC BIOS. This page is sorted by date
  2. Extract the IFLASH.EXE and .bio file to a USB flash drive.
  3. Reboot the NUC and at the BIOS flash screen press F7
  4. select the flash drive to boot from.

The Intel NUC BIOS upgrade takes 4-5 minutes.

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