[Bug 45542] Re: linux-image-2.6.15-23-686 freezes gdm

Adriaan Peeters apeeters at lashout.net
Fri May 19 13:14:19 UTC 2006

By changing to vesa I noticed a kernel dump which indicates a problem
with irda. When I started /etc/init.d/irda-utils manually in single user
mode, the system crashed again about one second after running the

** Attachment added: "kernel_trace of irda problem"

** Summary changed:

- linux-image-2.6.15-23-686 freezes gdm
+ linux-image-2.6.15-23-686 freezes when using irda

** Description changed:

  >  This IS the final dapper kernel. There have been many kernels like this, but
  >  this one superceeds them all. The kernel you are about to install is the
  >  hard work of the following people:
- I am sorry guys, bad news: this last update freezes at the gdm login screen. The screen is showing correctly, but any input devices are dead (mouse, keyboard, both usb and integrated). I tried several times with 2.6.15-22 and 2.6.15-23 and the former works perfectly, the latter hangs.
- One time I was able to enter a few characters for the user name before it hung, but I guess I was just lucky to hit a timeframe just before the freeze.
- My machine is a Dell Latitude D505 with the i810 driver on a
- 82852/855GM.
+ I am sorry guys, bad news: this last update freezes when starting irda.

linux-image-2.6.15-23-686 freezes when using irda

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