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  [ASRock N68-VS3 FX] Networking and ACPI conflicts

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Bug description:
  The Linux kernel seems to have an issue with my on-board networking
  adapter and the ACPI of my computer.

  On doing some research this seems to be a very old and somewhat common
  bug that no one has ever done anything about.

  This bug results in two things:

  My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying to restart or shutdown
  the computer freezes the system.

  With an older 12.04 kernel, 3.2.0-23.36, there were two workarounds.


  And in  a more recent version there was still a practical workaround


  The first mentioned of these still works:

  1) Boot into rescue mode, drop to the terminal, run "rmmod forcedeth"
  then "modprobe forcedeth msi=0 msix=0" then resume a normal boot. This
  enabled both networking and regular ACPI functions.

  But is a one-off that needs to be repeated at every start up and
  several graphics drivers do ot function well until the next normal

  So that is very much a compromise.

  The more stable work arounds listed at the references cannot now be
  applied because the structure of the kernel has changed.

  I assume that a work around could be produced but my knowledge is
  insufficient to do it myself.

  I would dearly and urgently love to find a solution as I have an
  unusable PC at the moment.

  DONt Let Me Go Back To Windows!

  Command line O/Ps:

  taff@UPMULTI:~$ cat /proc/version_signature > version.log

  taff@UPMULTI:~$ sudo lspci -vnvn > lspci-vnvn.log
  [sudo] password for taff:

  (I don't know why those commands produce no o/p)

  taff@UPMULTI:~$ lsb_release -rd
  Description:	Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS
  Release:	14.04
  taff@UPMULTI:~$ ^C

  Tried to run "apport-collect 1520651" as requested below by Brad, but got this:

  taff@UPMULTI:~$ apport-collect 1520651
  You need to run 'sudo apt-get install python-apport' for apport-collect to work.
  taff@UPMULTI:~$ sudo apt-get install python-apport
  [sudo] password for taff: 
  Reading package lists... Done
  Building dependency tree       
  Reading state information... Done
  Package python-apport is not available, but is referred to by another package.
  This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
  is only available from another source
  However the following packages replace it:

  E: Package 'python-apport' has no installation candidate

  I assume tat means I've not selected the right software sources or PPA's but don't know how to fix that.  

  HELP please.
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  taff       2383 F.... pulseaudio
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=3707218c-3355-4bdb-a631-69aee3520e51
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-11-25 (5 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Beta amd64 (20150805)
   Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
   Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
   Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
   Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
  MachineType: To Be Filled By O.E.M. To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  Package: linux (not installed)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.19.0-25-generic root=UUID=c6fdfec8-75cf-427c-813d-c6b9dbff9919 ro recovery nomodeset
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-25.26~14.04.1-generic 3.19.8-ckt2
   linux-restricted-modules-3.19.0-25-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.19.0-25-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.127.18
   0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   	Soft blocked: no
   	Hard blocked: no
  Tags:  trusty
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-25-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
  _MarkForUpload: True
  dmi.bios.date: 10/02/2014
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: P1.10
  dmi.board.asset.tag: D050997CF5D0
  dmi.board.name: N68-GS4/USB3 FX
  dmi.board.vendor: ASRock
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrP1.10:bd10/02/2014:svnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:pnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:pvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:rvnASRock:rnN68-GS4/USB3FX:rvr:cvnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
  dmi.product.name: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.product.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.sys.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

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