BAAAAAD problem with Feisty kernel

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Aug 12 01:46:23 UTC 2007

On 08/11/2007 05:00 PM, Michael T. Richter wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-11-08 at 11:38 -0700, NoOp wrote:
>> > Aside from ferm appearing out of nowhere and clamping down all services
>> > but SSH, my Feisty "upgrade" has done something really anti-social.
>> ferm didn't appear "out of nowhere". It's only available from the
>> Universe repo and is not automatically loaded in Feisty. I have multiple
>> machines that have been upgraded from Dapper ==> Edgy ==> Feisty
>> (including a LAMP server) and *none* of them have ferm installed. So,
>> the *only* way that 'ferm' could appear on your machine is if you
>> installed it.
> Sorry to burst your bubble, but ferm really did appear out of nowhere.
> I have a full rsynced backup of my Edgy system.  There was no ferm on it
> anywhere.  There is now.  The only thing I did between then and now was
> a system update.  The system update, one can infer, is the one that put
> ferm in there.  I hadn't even heard of ferm before I had this problem.
>> After the upgrade there will a billion updates, so make sure that you
>> have all of those installed.
> I updated from a local mirror of the whole ubuntu archive, not from
> disk.  That cut out the middle-man step.  ;)

And that last was probably how _you_ added it. The standard update
method ( cannot add ferm. I
doubt that even the manual method
( would do this
either. Neither of those use the universe repository

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