On Wed, Dec 29, 2021 at 07:08:19PM -0500, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2021 at 2:34 PM Timothy Krantz
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have several 32 bit arm machines running fedora 35. I update them via dnf on an almost daily basis.
> > Yesterday afternoon I had a brief power failure and now none of them will boot or boot into an unusable state. At first I suspected the power blip was the culprit but now I am not so sure. I am getting similar behavior on all of them.
> > Here is a capture of my wandboard quad :
> > https://pastebin.com/fVQYCXML
> > The first thing that I see that looks bad is about 26 seconds in :
> > [ 26.070965] systemd-journald: Received SIGTERM from PID 1 (systemd).
> > But maybe that is a red herring. Things do go south from there.
> > Similar issues on a lime2 and a ras pi running 32 bit code.
> > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> It sounds like a hardware problem due to the earlier power problems.
> There's no way a software update could be interrupted at the same
> point on several machines, and produce the same exact error during
> boot on those machines.
> Check the power warts. They are cheap and go bad on their own. They
> don't need a power surge or brownout to smoke them. That you had a
> [significant enough] power event was probably more than enough to
> break them.
> Or, check your power distribution strip if the machines are plugged
> into the same strip.
(ie, libzstd breaking things, try downgrade/upgrading?)