Kernel hell

Thomas Olsen tanghus at
Tue Jun 29 16:53:33 BST 2010

On Tuesday 29 June 2010 17:43:20 Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 June 2010 17:14:54 D. R. Evans wrote:
> > Thomas Olsen said the following at 06/28/2010 05:39 AM :
> > > Ever since I finally installed Kubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx I have had
> > > kernel crashes at least once a day, sometimes up to ten times a day.
> > > It's very
> > 
> > Are you running lmsensors, or any other kind of sensor program?
> > 
> > If so, try turning them off (or, even better, removing them entirely from
> > the system so there's no possibility of them running).
> > 
> > A couple of years ago I experienced a very similar situation to yours
> > (although fortunately for me, my crashes were days or weeks apart instead
> > of hours), and after many months I eventually figured out that a sensor
> > module was the cause.
> Actually I tried to install lm-sensors a while ago but it didn't work on my
> system. I can see that I failed to un-install them and will do now.
> What is the module called? I didn't see anything from lsmod that looked
> like it had anything to do with it.
> Thanks!

I un-installed lm-sensors but if I try to un-install libsensors4 I get:

tol at tanghus:~$ sudo aptitude purge libsensors4
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information       
Initializing package states... Done
The following packages are BROKEN:
  ksysguardd libsnmp15 

Is it necessary to remove it too?
Best Regards / Med venlig hilsen

Thomas Olsen
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