Re: System broken after kernel upgrade - explanation?
On Sun, 22 May 2011 18:56:21 +0200
Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2011-05-22 18:37 +0200, Frank McCormick wrote:
> > Rebuilt initramfs...rebooted and everything **seems** fine.
> > However in looking through syslog I saw this:
> > [...]
> > May 22 12:25:21 sid kernel: [ 5.698554] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
> > Is that significant ???
> Yes, please report this, "reportbug linux-image-$(uname -r)" if you're
> still running that kernel.
Done. Strange, a soft reboot from my WM (Icewm) doesn't work...it
stalls at "waiting for /dev to be fully populated"...but hitting the
computer reset switch results in a semi-normal boot (with the null
pointer kernel reference).
-- Frank --