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[Bug 1367217] Re: [Dell Latitude E7240] ftws high failures of syntaxcheck


Taihsiang Ho, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu

As per http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-
support/product/latitude-e7240-ultrabook/drivers/advanced an update to
your computer's buggy and outdated BIOS is available (A17). If you
update to this following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIOSUpdate
does it change anything?

Once the BIOS is updated, if the problem is still reproducible:
1) Please provide the output of the following terminal command:
sudo dmidecode -s bios-version && sudo dmidecode -s bios-release-date
2) Please make a comment specifically advising on if there was an improvement or not.
3) Please mark this report Status Confirmed. If it's not reproducible, please mark this as Invalid.

Thank you for your understanding.

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  [Dell Latitude E7240] ftws high failures of syntaxcheck

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Bug description:
  Dell Latitude E7240 (CID 201304-13407) on ubuntu 12.04.5

  Steps to reproduce this bug:
  fwts -q --stdout-summary -r fwts_results.log syntaxcheck

  will give:

   syntaxcheck: Assembler error in line 5607
   syntaxcheck: Assembler error in line 14351
   syntaxcheck: Compilation aborted early due to a parser detected syntax error.
   syntaxcheck: Assembler error in line 185

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: linux-image-3.13.0-32-generic 3.13.0-32.57~precise1 [modified: boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-32-generic]
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57~precise1-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.6
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Tue Sep  9 06:11:10 2014
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20140807.1)
  MarkForUpload: True
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: linux-lts-trusty
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version k3.13.0-32-generic.
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.7
  Architecture: amd64
   **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
   card 1: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC292 Analog [ALC292 Analog]
     Subdevices: 1/1
     Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
   /dev/snd/controlC1:  ubuntu     1731 F.... pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  ubuntu     1731 F.... pulseaudio
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
   Card hw:0 'HDMI'/'HDA Intel HDMI at 0xf7e34000 irq 64'
     Mixer name	: 'Intel Haswell HDMI'
     Components	: 'HDA:80862807,80860101,00100000'
     Controls      : 21
     Simple ctrls  : 3
   Card hw:1 'PCH'/'HDA Intel PCH at 0xf7e30000 irq 65'
     Mixer name	: 'Realtek ALC292'
     Components	: 'HDA:10ec0292,102805ca,00100001'
     Controls      : 28
     Simple ctrls  : 13
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=12a1f163-a692-48a5-ad30-3bb81ec765d7
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20140807.1)
  MachineType: Dell Inc. Latitude E7240
  MarkForUpload: True
  Package: linux-lts-trusty (not installed)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-32-generic root=UUID=357c487a-9f05-4648-995c-b870064d383c ro quiet splash initcall_debug vt.handoff=7
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57~precise1-generic
   linux-restricted-modules-3.13.0-32-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.13.0-32-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                             1.79.16
  Tags:  precise running-unity qa-kernel-lts-testing
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
  dmi.bios.date: 10/05/2013
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: A05
  dmi.board.name: 0G05MN
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.board.version: X01
  dmi.chassis.type: 9
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA05:bd10/05/2013:svnDellInc.:pnLatitudeE7240:pvr01:rvnDellInc.:rn0G05MN:rvrX01:cvnDellInc.:ct9:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: Latitude E7240
  dmi.product.version: 01
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

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