[manjaro-dev] Kernel panic on updated kernels

kendell clark coffeekingms at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 12:18:15 CEST 2016


I'm not positive if I'm experiencing this or not, but I've been having a 
really hard time getting manjaro/sonar installed and working on my dell 
precision m6700 workstation laptop. The flash drive containing the 
latest stable image, 16.07 works fine, but when installed the system 
boots until it reaches the dm (display manager) and then goes all black 
and nothing else can be done with the machine. I've been going around 
and around in circles trying to figure out what's going on. I use the 
lts kernel, so linux version 4.4, but the flash drives uses kernel 4.6, 
because I mistakenly thought that was the latest lts kernel. However, 
the installed system used kernel 4.6 until I removed it and replaced it 
with the lts kernel, and it wouldn't boot to the desktop either. It's 


Kendell Clark

On 10/24/2016 4:49 AM, R. W. Reese wrote:
> Hi,
> I still have a Manjaro install on a 32-bit, non-PAE laptop. The update 
> of the two installed kernels, linux44 and linux47 produces a kernel 
> panic in both normal and fallback mode. I have successfully chrooted 
> and downgraded the Linux 4.4 kernel, but it is now hanging on man-db. 
> I will explore further this evening or tomorrow when I have time, but 
> a quick question: could the panic be a result of a PAE issue?
> Thanks,
> Roy
> -- 
> Roy W. Reese
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