Comment 21 for bug 1041883

Can you elaborate on what you mean with 'playing with' ?

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Corentin Chary <email address hidden>wrote:

> > Is there anything else I can try?
>
> Like I said earlier, boot in rescue mode and try to play with every
> files exposed by asus-wmi. Maybe It will crash and you can find which
> file caused that...
>
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> Title:
> Recent patch to asus-wmi module makes system unbootable
>
> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
> Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> There has been recently a patch to the asus-wmi module (see
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1315719). This updated
> module is part of the linux-image-3.5.0-11-generic package. Using this
> module renders the system unbootable (For reasons probably described
> in the logs, but currently beyond my knowledge, stacktraces can be
> seen though)
>
> I have applied this patch before through dkms and had the exact same
> problems. So I removed the patch, it is now part of the ubuntu kernel
> though.
>
> The behaviour seems somewhat random, sometimes the system boots, and
> the Function hotkeys (keyboard backlight, volume etc) work (except the
> known problem with the brightness keys and ambient light sensor). But
> most of the time the system simply wont boot. I can however first
> start the system in recovery mode, and then proceed normal boot, the
> problem does not occur then.
>
> Hardware: Asus Zenbook UX32V
>
> If further information/testing is needed, please contact me.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
> Package: linux-image-3.5.0-11-generic 3.5.0-11.11
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-10.10-generic 3.5.1
> Uname: Linux 3.5.0-10-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu2
> Architecture: amd64
> AudioDevicesInUse:
> USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
> /dev/snd/controlC0: peterrus 2343 F.... pulseaudio
> /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c: peterrus 2343 F...m pulseaudio
> /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: peterrus 2343 F...m pulseaudio
> Date: Sun Aug 26 18:08:05 2012
> EcryptfsInUse: Yes
> HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=2e120efe-dafa-40e8-868d-06223b0be158
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64
> (20120627)
> MachineType: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. UX32VD
> ProcEnviron:
> TERM=xterm
> PATH=(custom, user)
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
> ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-10-generic
> root=UUID=9bb3948b-2fd3-46c4-b0bb-0ae32a87278a ro quiet splash
> pcie_aspm=force drm.vblankoffdelay=1 i915.semaphores=1 nmi_watchdog=0
> RelatedPackageVersions:
> linux-restricted-modules-3.5.0-10-generic N/A
> linux-backports-modules-3.5.0-10-generic N/A
> linux-firmware 1.90
> SourcePackage: linux
> StagingDrivers: rts5139
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
> dmi.bios.date: 06/29/2012
> dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
> dmi.bios.version: UX32VD.207
> dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
> dmi.board.name: UX32VD
> dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
> dmi.board.version: 1.0
> dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
> dmi.chassis.type: 10
> dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
> dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
> dmi.modalias:
> dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrUX32VD.207:bd06/29/2012:svnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:pnUX32VD:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnUX32VD:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:ct10:cvr1.0:
> dmi.product.name: UX32VD
> dmi.product.version: 1.0
> dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
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