Category: Open Source Software Bug Reports

Ubuntu 12.04 Bug High Prio : Grub 2 grub-pc hangs on reboot timeout not working

Prio 1: Set to Prio 1 cause it prevent a remote ubuntu Server from Boot without interactive root access to the Grub 2 Boot Screen !! Problem: If you do a release upgrade to ubuntu 12.04 use grub-pc and have a seperate /boot partition (sda1) then your server won’t boot without you pressing enter at the grub2 grub-pc menu. Background: this is a older known bug of a header skript template. Solution: for Servers you should remove grub2 and install grub or make changes with sudo nano /etc/grub.d/00_header make_timeout () { cat << EOF if [ "\${recordfail}" = 1 ]; […]

Linux Bug: Disable Framebuffer Nvidia free Driver Nouveau for hanging xserver-xorg (for Servers)

Problem: Nouveau the free Version of the Nvidia Display Driver crash if you switch to Console or kill the xserver-xorg.Its enabled by default inside the KERNEL!! this WAS NOT DEFAULT at last DECADES!! (DEBIAN 3.0-5.0 never used it!, cause bugs and hanging Servers) Solution: echo 'blacklist nouveau' > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-nouveau.conf then edit with $sudo nano /etc/default/grub # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_TIMEOUT=5 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian` GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="noquiet nouveau.nomodeset=0" #on Ubuntu set "nomodeset noplymouth" … update grub Loader with sudo update-grub2 REMARK: THIS MUST BE USED AT SERVERS FOR […]

Linux Bug: SATA failed command: WRITE FPDMA QUEUED ata3.00 ncq freeze hang

Problem: If you copy or install Files from Disk to Disk somtimes the fresh installed Debian Ubuntu Linux in Textmode (server minimal setup) current kernel freezes or lost connect to the Disks. Take a CLOSER LOOK the Error often affects ALL DISKS !! If only one Disk  affected replace the Drive to SATA600 Hardware:  Asus M4n75TD NEW with Phenom 1090T X6 and 8GB Ram and /dev/sda: Model=Hitachi, FwRev=GM4OA52A, SerialNo=GEA530RF1RDDGA Config={ HardSect NotMFM HdSw>15uSec Fixed DTR>10Mbs } RawCHS=16383/16/63, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=56 BuffType=DualPortCache, BuffSize=15118kB, MaxMultSect=16, MultSect=off CurCHS=16383/16/63, CurSects=16514064, LBA=yes, LBAsects=976773168 IORDY=on/off, tPIO={min:120,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120} PIO modes:  pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4 DMA modes:  […]

Debian Squeeze Bug: udevd-work: kernel-provided name ‘uinput’ and NAME= ‘input/uinput’ disagree, please use SYMLINK+

Problem: After a fresh Setup and first Reboot of Squeeze the Boot Message udevd-work[77]: kernel-provided name 'uinput' and NAME= 'input/uinput' disagree, please use SYMLINK+= or change the kernel to provide the proper name appears Solution: edit: sudo nano /lib/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules and change, KERNEL=="uinput", NAME="input/%k" to: KERNEL=="uinput", SYMLINK+="input/%k"

Fritzbox: DHCP-IP Problems

Problem:Probleme mit IP-Adressvergabe ueber DHCP, wenn auf dem gleichen Rechner unterschiedliche Betriebssysteme laufen  Beschreibung: Wird ein Rechner mal unter Linux und mal unter Windows betrieben, so kann es passieren, dass der Rechner unter einem der beiden Systemen keine IP-Adresse mehr zugewiesen bekommt. Waehlt man sich per Telnet auf der Fritzbox ein, so sieht man dort die Fehlermeldung “DHCPD no lease found”. Um dieses Problem zu vermeiden, muss der DHCP- Client unter Linux wie folgt korrekt konfiguriert werden: Loesung : In der dhclient.conf des Client-Rechners muss “send dhcp-client-identifier 01:<mac-addresse>;” eingetragen werden. Anschliessend auf der Fritzbox den multid mit “killall multid” beenden, das lease-file […]