Kernel 'bisection'

Colin Law clanlaw at
Wed Feb 18 14:22:00 UTC 2015

On 18 February 2015 at 13:23, Chris <cpollock at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-02-18 at 09:35 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 17 February 2015 at 23:52, Chris <cpollock at> wrote:
>> > ...
>> > There's one person notified of all changes to the bug, a whole slew that
>> > could possibly be notified. FWIW I just had another 'lockup' at 5:19pm
>> > with the same kernel error as I'd shown before. Added a comment to both
>> > the Ubuntu and bugs. Shoot, I've even gone to the
>> > #ubuntu-kernel IRC channel and asked what the status of the bug is,
>> > still no replies. I used to get more help when I was running Mandriva!
>> >
>> > Am I ranting, yes, in a way, I try not to get too excited, not good for
>> > me at my age.
>> I think the biggest problem is probably that the bug [1] is only
>> marked as affecting one person.  I guess most effort is bound to be
>> placed on bugs affecting more people.
>> I wonder if it is possible that it is in fact an intermittent hardware
>> issue on your machine.
>> Have you tried running the ram check overnight for a few days.
>> Colin
>> [1]
> Ah, but check out the same bug report at Colin
> and you'll see if affects more than just one person, flavor, or
> hardware.

Well it is marked High, Critical there so I doubt if there is much
more you can do.  Since no-one there has asked for further input from
you I guess you will just have to wait in hope.  Did you say you were
going to revert to the most recent kernel that did not exhibit the

A possibly relevant question, do you use suspend (or hibernate for
that matter)?  If so has it ever failed before the first suspend and
does it always resume from suspend ok?


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