[arch-general] Update to 4.15.8 on dual quad-core box locked on ( 3/16) Install DKMS modules, need help resurecting

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Sat Mar 17 06:19:00 UTC 2018

On 03/11/2018 05:32 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> I don't know what the hiccup was, but for this box it was a death sentence. No
> linker modules updated, only 2 out of 16 post install processes run. That
> really leaves you in a bad way...

Well, it seems it was an issue and not just a hiccup. I posted the issue to
the linux-raid list on kernel.org (title: "4.15.8 Kernel - Strange linux-raid
behavior, not sure where to send it.") and it seems there have been other hit
with it as well:


Thankfully, since I installed the 4.15.9 kernel, it seems to be fixed (I still
have more testing to do, but it looks good)

So if anyone else is hit with a raid 1 issue on multi-cpu boxes, there is more
information at the links above.

(p.s. - not that my opinion matters on the bug tracker choice, but for the
number of bugs Arch has (compared to Mozilla, etc.) I don't think there would
be much of a delay issue regardless which packages is used - ease of
maintenance and an easy migration path probably wins the day)

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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