speakup locking box on latest linux 5.3.15-1

Kirk Reiser kirk at reisers.ca
Tue Dec 31 09:46:29 EST 2019

Yes Janina: On my boxes the machine is locked up solid as in not able
to even ssh or ping the machine.

I have had to revert back to a 5.2.x series kernel to by-pass the
problem. I tried three different 5.3.x kernels extensively before


On Tue, 31 Dec 2019, Janina Sajka wrote:

> Kirk:
> I think I'm also seeing this on my Arch system.
> The behavior is speech dies, and there seems no way to get it back short
> of a reboot.
> Best,
> Janina
> Kirk Reiser writes:
>> Hello folks: It appears the bug that visited speakup back in late
>> August is back and active. In kernel version 5.3.15-1 built on
>> 2019-12-07. It can very easily be reproduced by hitting the next-word
>> or previous-word functions quickly in series. In fact it is veryd
>> ifficult to not trigger the bug. This is in debian sid BTW. My
>> machines are amd64 based so I'm not sure if it's active on Intel
>> processors.
>>   Kirk
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