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[Bug 1252782] [NEW] Ejecting external USB hard drive causes kernel panic


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I weekly backup a virtual machine directory to an external USB hard
drive. The directory contains several small files and a single image
file whose size is about 50 gigabytes. After the directory has been
copied, I eject the USB drive. This normally works as expected. However,
on several occasions, the act of ejecting the external USB hard drive
has resulted in a system crash. No information appears in /var/crash. No
desktop password dialog appears. The complete screens fills with a crash
report. I do not see any option to save this crash report and therefore
have attached two photographs. Please note, both photographs of are of
the same crash... One photograph might display a little more information
than the other. Once the screen has filled with the crash report, I am
not able to get any response with <control>C, <escape>, or <enter>. The
only way I have found to proceed, is to power down the system and

I would like to be able to submit a crash report so that this problem
can be properly diagnosed. What changes can I make that will provide
more information to help you diagnose this problem?

** Affects: linux (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Incomplete

Ejecting external USB hard drive causes kernel panic
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