login causes watchdog cpu lockup

Bug #1787529 reported by Griffin H on 2018-08-17
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Immediately after login watchdog soft-lock cpu (x) occurs. Attempted different desktop environment, reinstalling and reconfiguring lightdm, logging in from shell and updating. Nothing that I've tried has able to get me logged into a desktop environment since I get a CPU lockup before then. Attempting to shutdown from shell also results in unexpected behavior. 'sudo shutdown -a now' results in a black screen and unresponsive keyboard, I'm forced to hardboot.

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
Release: 18.04
Codename: bionic

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: linux-image-4.15.0-32-generic 4.15.0-32.35
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-32.35-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-32-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Aug 17 01:35:44 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-08-17 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: linux-signed
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Griffin H (holtzgri) wrote :
Griffin H (holtzgri) wrote :

If there's any more info that would be helpful, please let me know and I'll do my best to get it and add it to this report.

Joseph Salisbury (jsalisbury) wrote :

Would it be possible for you to test the latest upstream kernel? Refer to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds . Please test the latest v4.18 kernel[0].

If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following tag 'kernel-fixed-upstream'.

If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the tag: 'kernel-bug-exists-upstream'.

Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug as "Confirmed".

Thanks in advance.

[0] http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.18.3

affects: linux-signed (Ubuntu) → linux (Ubuntu)
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for linux (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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