[xubuntu-users] How to Report Kernel Problems?

Ralf ranfyy ranfyy at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 04:24:00 UTC 2018

Rog <linux.rog at gmail.com> schrieb am Fr., 12. Jan. 2018 um 02:42 Uhr:

> During a recent install of Xubuntu, discussed in detail in my
> next-most-recent post to this list, I found a problem with defects in a
> later version of the Linux kernel.
> No WiFi networking was the problem. After searching and finding that the
> correct Intel drivers were installed, having read someplace about kernel
> issues, I booted with the 4.10.0-28-generic version of the kernel - rather
> than the default 4.13.0-26 generic version. Magically, WiFi networking came
> to life.
> I hesitate to update, fearing that the usable version of the kernel will
> disappear, which also leaves me stuck with a kernel with no patching for
> spectre and meltdown.
> How does one let developers / maintainers know about this difficulty.
> Background: this is on a new, Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen 4 laptop. The problem
> item:
> lspci -vv -s 04:00.0 tells me:
> Network Controller Intel Corp Wireless 8260
> Kernel driver: iwlwifi
> Kernel Modules:iwlwifi
> --
> Rogerlinux.rog at gmail.com
$ ubuntu-bug linux

collects all essential system info and creates a bug report on Launchpad.
You then add your error description like above.
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