System Update froze - UbuntuMATE 16-04

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Thu Jun 21 18:43:58 UTC 2018


On Thursday 21 June 2018 13:26:50 Bret Busby wrote:

> On 22/06/2018, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 21 June 2018 at 16:46, Bret Busby <bret.busby at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> ...
> >> So, this "feature" that was apparently included in 16.04.2, in all
> >> of the circumstances, probably, instead of changing Ubuntu 16.04 to
> >> the status of Debian sid, appears to have turned Ubuntu 16.04 and
> >> 18.04, into the nature of Debian experimental, with all data at
> >> risk.
> >
> > It is the disc causing the update to hang, not the update causing
> > the disc problem.
>
> So, this is now a dead parrott scenario?
>
> With the bug having been identified, and the effects conforming to the
> specified effects of the bug, as experienced by other people, you now
> claim the confirmed bug to be imaginary?
>
Much more than even money, haveing seen the log, that the bug is an 
artifact of a failing disk. Possibly needs a firmware update or just 
trash it.

> --
>
> Bret Busby
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> West Australia
>
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>
> ....................................................



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