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Liam Proven 07-05-2012 03:33 PM

Precise regression
 
On 5 July 2012 16:12, jack wallen <jlwallen@monkeypantz.net> wrote:
> Over the last couple of days my main machine (Ubuntu 12.04) has become
> quite unstable. Now even apt cannot run (i run sudo apt-get upgrade, end
> the sudo password, only to be immediately returned to the prompt).
>
> At some point, last night, I got an error that mentioned an error in the
> Precise Regression. I had never seen that pop up before.
>
> Has anyone else been experiencing this? Is it the product of a recent update?

First, boot it off the Ubuntu CD and run memtest. Leave it for at
least one full pass and preferably overnight.

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Avi Greenbury 07-05-2012 03:37 PM

Precise regression
 
jack wallen wrote:

> Over the last couple of days my main machine (Ubuntu 12.04) has become
> quite unstable. Now even apt cannot run (i run sudo apt-get upgrade,
> end the sudo password, only to be immediately returned to the prompt).
>
> At some point, last night, I got an error that mentioned an error in
> the Precise Regression. I had never seen that pop up before.
>
> Has anyone else been experiencing this? Is it the product of a recent
> update?

It might be; it's hard to tell without having a better understanding of
what's going on - could you let us know exactly what the error message
says? Is anything hitting any logs (/var/log/syslog
and /var/log/kern.log are good places to look)?

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