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[Bug 528720] Re: Keyboard stuck with irqbalance


Lars Ljung, this bug was reported a while ago and there hasn't been any
activity in it recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue? If
so, could you please test for this with the latest development release
of Ubuntu? ISO images are available from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com
/daily-live/current/ .

If it remains an issue, could you please run the following command in
the development release from a Terminal
(Applications->Accessories->Terminal), as it will automatically gather
and attach updated debug information to this report:

apport-collect -p linux <replace-with-bug-number>

Also, could you please test the latest upstream kernel available (not the daily folder) following https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelMainlineBuilds ? It will allow additional upstream developers to examine the issue. Once you've tested the upstream kernel, please comment on which kernel version specifically you tested. If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following tags:

where VERSION-NUMBER is the version number of the kernel you tested. For example:

This can be done by clicking on the yellow circle with a black pencil icon next to the word Tags located at the bottom of the bug description. As well, please remove the tag:

If the mainline kernel does not fix this bug, please add the following tags:

As well, please remove the tag:

Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug's
Status as Confirmed. Please let us know your results. Thank you for your

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Incomplete

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  Keyboard stuck with irqbalance

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: irqbalance

  Shortly after logging in to the system it stops responding to keyboard
  and mouse (not even SysRq works). The clock is still being updated and
  I can access the system through SSH.

  Sometimes I'm able to start a terminal window with the mouse. When I
  then press one single key that character is repeated indefinitely in
  the terminal window. At the same time the mouse stops responding.

  When I disable irqbalance everything works fine. I haven't seen
  anything odd in the logs (or dmesg) and I don't know how to
  investigate this further.

  The system is a P4 with HT so irqbalance might not be useful anyway,
  but it shouldn't hang the system.

  ProblemType: Bug
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Fri Feb 26 22:38:31 2010
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
  Package: irqbalance 0.55+20091017-3ubuntu2
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-14.20-generic
  SourcePackage: irqbalance
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-14-generic i686

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