Recent stability issues with *buntu 14.04?

John Hupp lubuntu at
Mon May 11 23:18:23 UTC 2015

On 5/11/2015 4:09 PM, lst_hoe02 at wrote:
> Zitat von John Hupp <lubuntu at>:
>> On 5/11/2015 2:47 PM, Nio Wiklund wrote:
>>> Den 2015-05-11 20:30, John Hupp skrev:
>>>> A Lubuntu 14.04 i386 machine that also runs an LTSP server has 
>>>> locked up
>>>> hard 3 times since 5/7.  I took note in the latest lockup that I was
>>>> logged in and just running the file manager, and that one thin client
>>>> was logged in but not doing anything.
>>>> Not even the magic syskeys would get me out gracefully, so I had to 
>>>> do a
>>>> hard shutdown in all 3 cases.
>>>> The last syslog entry was 15 minutes prior to the lockup, so no clues
>>>> there.
>>>> Has anyone else with a similar configuration noticed any stability
>>>> issues recently?
>>> Hi John,
>>> I would suspect hardware problems.
>>> Best regards
>>> Nio
>> A worthy thought.  Unless I hear from others about such a pattern, 
>> that will become my working theory.
> Have you update to the latest kernel? The previous one had a 
> "regression" because of a security fix:
> Regards
> Andreas

Thanks to all for the several replies, and to Andreas for the 
particulars.  However, I find that I have the patched kernel installed 
and also included in the terminal server image.

So unless there is still an unpatched kernel issue, or an unidentified 
software problem, I may have to fall back to the idea that it is a 
hardware issue.

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