Re: AMD X2 unsynced TSC fix?
From: Sergio Monteiro Basto
Date: Tue Nov 07 2006 - 19:22:53 EST
On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 18:44 -0800, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:
> First of all, from "lost timer ticks" messages and the fact that "notsc"
> decreases the number of ticks lost can't be concluded as a TSC sync issue.
ok, but without notsc it is a nightmare
> Some device is hogging interrupts which results in lost timer ticks and from
> your 2.6.18 interrupts info, usb seems to be the culprit.. It is probably
> a side effect that "notsc" decreases the lost timer ticks..
I begging use net with Ethernet instead usbnet and reduce a little the
problems (I can have nvidia DRI working without problems or oops) but
still appear the same lost tickets.
> copied Len who seems to be the owner of the bug for his thoughts..
I had update bugzilla with dmesg from 2.6.19-RC4-mm2, which already came
with the latest release of hrtimers, because for the first time I could
boot without hang on boot, with hrtimers and without notsc boot option.
But it have a long long oops that maybe could give you some clues.
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