Some days it just doesn't pay to update

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Aug 31 23:03:44 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-31 at 16:57 -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> So, I thought...LWN writing is almost done for the day, why not do an
> update and see what happens?
> What happened:
>  - My Logitech bluetooth keyboard, which has Just Worked for years,
>    doesn't work anymore.  Grub still sees it fine, but the running system
>    does not.  Sometimes unplugging and replugging the USB receiver makes
>    it come back.  Usually not.
>  - I've had one display freeze (unrecoverable) accompanied by "GPU lockup"
>    messages in the log.
>  - claws-mail is back to its old tricks: pop-under compose windows, focus
>    weirdness, etc.
> It's worth noting that the kernel didn't update in this batch, so none of
> the above is caused by a kernel change.  I see the keyboard unpleasantness
> with both the kernel-3.1.0-0.rc4.git0.0.fc17.x86_64 kernel and my own -rc4
> kernel.
> Here's to hoping that tomorrow's a better day...:)

it would probably help to know what *was* in the update set.
Adam Williamson
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