Ubuntu

usb-mouse and networking stops working

Reported by torb on 2005-03-12
14
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-source-2.6.15 (Ubuntu)
Medium
Ben Collins

Bug Description

I have just installed the hoary preview on my amd64. Previously I had been
running an upgraded warty (kernel 2.6.9) without problems.

With both the 2.6.10 and the 2.6.11 kernels I have been experiencing problems
with my usb-mouse and my built in network-adapter stopping to work after a few
minutes.

I have a nvidia card but do not use the proprietary drivers.

If you made the 2.6.9 kernel available again, I could try it to see if the
problem is with the newer kernels.

When I boot, I get an error about some bios thing (that I didn't get with kernel
version < 2.6.10).

I'll write it down and attach it.

What else can I do to help you troubleshoot my problem?

Try booting with noacpi and attach output from dmesg, lspci -v and lsusb

Fabio

torb (torrb) wrote :

The error message is:
..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC

Can you please add the information i asked before? the error message alone is
not enough.

torb (torrb) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=1623)
the information you asked

torb (torrb) wrote :

noacpi fixes the problem,
booting without the mouse and then plugging it in as the system is up does too.

Chuck Short (zulcss) wrote :

Bios bug lowevering serverity, used work around

torb (torrb) wrote :

*** Bug 18615 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

torb (torrb) wrote :

Created an attachment (id=3190)
The output of lspci -v and dmesg with kernel 2.6.12-6-k7 without noapic

The bug is still there.

This comment to a similar bug might be of interest,
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=159078#c16

I'll go poke asus really hard.

Chuck Short (zulcss) wrote :

Flakey bios

Ben Collins (ben-collins) wrote :

Closing, since it's a hardware bug.

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