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problem Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt drm_kms_helper:

I'm having a problem with my Dell Inspiron 1564, I am getting this error: problem Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt drm_kms_helper:: panic occurred, switching back to text ...
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Is there a guide for using GRSecurity and Precisew/ PAX?

I'd like to know if there is a guide of some kind for (successfully) configuring, compiling and installing GRSecurity w/PAX etc. in Precise? I basically am trying to build my own custom release ...
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Not able to boot ubuntu after windows drive format

I formatted one of the partitions of my Windows 8 drive after which my Ubuntu is not booting. I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 12.04 release. On booting, grub menu is displayed properly. ...
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Cannot find classmap.h

When i execute: make modules i get the error: make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'. make[1]: Nothing to be done for `relocs'. CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h CHK ...
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lshw and lspci cannot find ethernet device

I have an ASUS H87M-PLUS motherboard. This board comes (according to manual) with a Realtek 8111G ethernet device. In the BIOS, the ethernet device is enabled. Yet, linux does not find a single ...
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t902: Additional buttons - how to use them?

I have a Fujitsu T902 and have several problems. I guess I'll split them up into different questions. I have installed 13.10 Ubuntu, uname -a tells me: 3.11.0-13-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 23 ...
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Unable to install ZFS (Ubuntu 13.10)

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and wanted to setup a server running ZFS/XBMC - The XBMC install went fine, however I ran into trouble getting ZSH working. Configuration : Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux ...
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Kernel fails to build Broadcomm dkms modules, how to fix it?

My computer is not recognising the wireless network. When I try to activate my drivers I get errors. I tried to solve by: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install ...
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Why aren't my changes to /etc/security/limits.conf having effect?

I am trying to provide support for core dumps on my Ubuntu machine (as by default they are disabled). So I have made the following changes to /etc/security/limits.conf: root hard core 1000 After ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not boot after update

as a complete newbie to Linux, I just installed a brand new Lenovo ThinkPad X230 with Ubuntu 13.04 from USB stick. Downloaded the installer from ubuntu.com and put it on a stick. No issues. Next day ...
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gcc does no come up with new upgraded Kernel

After I figuerd out my ubuntu 12.10 amd64 with 3.5.X Kernel does not fill some queuing, and they've fixed that in kernel 3.8.x, I upgraded the kernel of my Ubuntu to v3.10-saucy with installing deb ...
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How do I install a real-time kernel with a patch I need to apply?

I have ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.5. I have to install the RT_PREEMPT patch and I followed these steps: sudo apt-get install kernel-package fakeroot build-essential libncurses5-dev mkdir -p ...
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Need help to find/install up to date ATI drivers for kernel 3.5+

GPU: Radeon HD 5450 Distro: Ubuntu 12.10 Attempting to go to the AMD website and filling out the relevant information gives me this, however these drivers are incompatible with kernel 3.7 and when ...
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No filesystem could mount root

I am trying to boot a linux kernel 3.7.0 on virtualbox and it keeps telling me the same message: "No filesystem could mount root tried ext3 ext4 vfat fusebk". I put append root=/dev/sda in my isolinux ...
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LiveCD Boot Failer comm: Swapper/0 cant mount VFS

Kind of a noob but anyway... I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 12.10 livecd. I currently have Windows 7 x64 installed. I start computer to boot Ubuntu livecd and I get kernel panic. Something like: cannot ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not properply working on Asus u46E after Update

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu update on my laptop and since then, the alignment on the browser is messed up, the mouse is not working, and I can't connect to the internet. Before it was ...
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ubuntu hang out with this message :blocked for more than 120 seconds

I'm running a virtualMachine on ESXi -- Ubuntu as a webserver -- (apache2 with nginx as his proxy, php, mysql) and services keeps hanging/freezing causing the whole server to be unresponsive. It's not ...
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Which logs will tell me about the Touchpad and Keyboard locking up?

I have an Asus N53SM laptop that I leave running for several weeks at a time. I never put it in hibernate or suspend, I only close the lid when I'm not using it. After a few days or weeks of running, ...
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Why is only one CPU detected on a Macbook with a dual-core processor?

I have a January, 2009 Macbook5,2. It has an Intel Core 2 Duo 2Ghz processor. Since installing Xubuntu 12.04, it runs very slowly. The CPU gadget in the top panel shows only 1 dark column to the left ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 won't boot

I updated to 12.04 yesterday and my server freezes at the login screen. Here's my syslog. Upon further inspection, I see that it freezes because it can't start MySQL.
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Kernel panic on Lenovo ThinkPad W510 Ubuntu 10.10

When I leave my Lenovo ThinkPad W510 laptop unattended it locks the screen as it is supposed to do. But when I come back I usually find the kernel panic going on on the laptop: the Caps Lock light is ...
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How can I use the default generic kernel in a UEC Ubuntu Cloud Image?

I download a UEC style Ubuntu Precise image from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/ that I want to use in an OpenStack cloud, but I want to make some modifications to it before booting the VM. ...
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unable to generate .deb file using make deb-pkg?

I am trying to build my linux source tree. I used following steps : sudo make clean sudo make localmodconfig sudo make menuconfig sudo make deb-pkg But after completion I was not able to see any ...
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nvidia driver is not loading after kernel update

I downloaded Nvidia driver from Nvidia's website. I set up it under kernel 3.11.0-17. Every thing was almost perfect for me. It was even working after update to kernel 3.11.0-18. However I wanted to ...
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How to create a Kconfig file

So i have a hello world module and a Makefile for it. I want the module to be shown in the make menuconfig window! How do i do that? By creating a new Kconfig file or something? If so, how to create a ...
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Changing kernel in a system not booting

I have a dell inspiron laptop and have just installed 12.04. The system hangs on boot after 'Switching to clocksource TSC'. I've searched all the questions here and had no luck changing bios ...
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Where to find a kingston pen drive in .config file

I was checking the .config file in the /usr/src/linux folder. 1.I was searching the name for my USB flash drive I couldn't find. By what name will it be there? 2.What happens if I copy the .config ...
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What should I learn before I dive into ubuntu-touch porting and development?

The documentation is a bit over my head. While I can understand the syntax for the most part, I have a hard time comprehending why specific parts, such as cyanogen mod, are important to the project, ...
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What does “xhci_queue_intr_tx: 70 callbacks suppressed” mean in my log files?

I got this message at the log file viewer and it continues all the time.. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Samsung core i5 that uses an AMD Radeon Graphic card. What does this mean? Feb 17 23:51:01 ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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ubuntu 12.04 startup problem

[ 1.084901] Kernal panic-not syncing : No unit found.Try passing init=option to kernal,see linux Documentation/init.txt for guidance hi friends.., this is the text shown by my compaq presario ...
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Module acpi not found

My OS is 12.04, I'm not able to suspend and wake up my PC at given time, or better if I run sudo rtcwake -m mem -s 120 My PC enter suspend mode and the power-on light turns up after 2 minutes, but ...
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Module “ide-cs” in Precise?

Is there a way to install/activate the ide-cs module in Precise? I'm trying to mount a CompactFlash drive (which is on the PCMCIA-bus), but when I'm trying to "modprobe ide-cs" I get a message that ...
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Ambient light sensor support

I have a 2010 Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, with an ambient light sensor installed to adjust screen brightness automatically. However, last time I checked, this was not supported by default ...
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NFS: failed to create MNT RPC client status = -101

I am trying for network file system (nfs) booting between two systems. I am using dhcp server to assign ip-address for client. And my kernel and root file system are present in server. My client is ...
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Why are all my kernel modules being force-loaded

I ran cpio to copy all the files form the 'old server' to the 'new server' and then installed a new kernel and initrd in /boot and copied all the modules from /lib/modules on a 'fresh' install of the ...
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Network performance degradation in 12.04 LTS

upgrading the kernel from 3.8.0-34 to -35 reduced my performance in local network roughly by a factor of 10 (both smb and nfs). Rebooting into 3.8.0-34 fixed the problem for the moment. Output of 'ip ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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Can I use my Panasonic VDR-D100 in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to use a Panasonic VDR-D100 with Ubuntu? I have googled around and saw nothing related about it. The camcorder is so old. I want to be able to capture video with c++ but taught it best ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.4 shutdown in the middle of installation, and now i cant even run it live

I have had ubuntu 10.04 until yesterday, when my dad got home with a disc that has 12.4 on it, i quickly put it into the laptop and started the install, and everything was going fine, but apparently ...
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Propietary Nvidia driver kernel initialization error

Brief summary: I installed Nvidia proprietary drivers and at boot I see the splash screen and then it drops to the command line login screen. Details: I am running Kubuntu 13.10 and wanted to install ...
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problem with ubuntu 12.04 shutdown

When ever I try to shut down my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 it starts processing for shutting down but after few statements comes back to login page. What should I do? I'm trying for so long and the last ...
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Station can't access hosapd error

Following /var/log/syslog Dec 2 14:09:13 msis NetworkManager[820]: <info> (wlan0): supplicant interface state: disconnected -> scanning Dec 2 14:09:13 msis kernel: [ 2607.278976] wlan0: ...
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Installing GCC Cross-Compiler for i586-elf

I was following a tutorial http://wiki.osdev.org/Main_Page to build an OS. I needed to install a cross compiler for i586-elf (Executable and Linkable Format). How to install it on ubuntu 12.04 ?
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Where can I download Linux-signed-image kernels?

I like to test new kernels but as I'm using a notebook with UEFI I just only limited to regular updates. Is there any repository where I can download the package linux-image-signed-3.XX-X-generic? ...
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implementing appropriate waiting mechanism for intterupt/signal handling

i need an executable running on my linux target machine, waiting for intterupts and telling about the source of interrupts. So leaving the details aside where i m stuck is the how to implement this ...
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12.04, Kernel 3.2.0-55 & cryptsetup

I am running into a problem regarding the following setup: Partitions: /dev/sde1 cryptswap /dev/sde2 cryptroot |_ /dev/vg_root/lv_root / |_ /dev/vg_root/lv_usr /usr/local |_ ...
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Error message: “This kernel requires an x86-64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu”

I have already activated the AMD Virtualization option in the BIOS, but I continue to see the error. My processor is 64-bit compatible. PS.: Hi, i want to tell everyone that i found my mistake. I am ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 resetting some settings

I own a Vaio SVE1512Y1E, after every single reboot, or suspend, some settings come back to their original status, those are: -Bluetooth. -Brigthness -Keyboard layout(even it says its in the right ...