Re: Failing back to INSANE timesource :) Time stopped today.

From: Maciej W. Rozycki
Date: Wed Apr 21 2004 - 09:21:56 EST

On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, john stultz wrote:

> > If you are asking about the problematic code, then it's there since
> > 2.3.x, so it's in 2.4, too. It's a part of the NMI watchdog support,
> > though it's used for ordinary timer interrupts for certain systems as
> > well.
> Are you saying that 2.4 will exhibit this problem as well, or that 2.4
> already has an equivalent workaround?

The former.

> > Apparently there are problems with the workaround on certain AMD
> > Athlon-based systems. I suppose they need to be resolved somehow first.
> Can you point me to any threads on this issue. I'd like to do what I can
> to help get this workaround in.

Here's my reply to a report which seems not to have reached LKML archives
for some reason:
"";. The
important part of the original mail is quoted.

+ Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland +
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