Re: Time Flies (Twice as Fast)

From: Olivier Fourdan
Date: Fri Jul 29 2005 - 00:49:22 EST


Did you try with the "no_timer_check" boot option?


On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 22:03 -0400, Kurt Wall wrote:
> Hola,
> I have an eMachines T6212 Opteron system on which the system clock
> seems to run at ~twice the speed of the wall clock. The main board
> is an ASUS K8 of some description with at ATI SB400 southbridge and
> an ATI RS480 northbridge. Kernel version is
> If I disable ACPI, the clock slows down to what seems to be the proper
> speed, but then my NIC doesn't work, presumably because it shares
> an interrupt with something else.
> I've tried booting with clock=tsc and clock=pit to no effect. Based
> on my review of the list archives, there appears to be issues with
> the chipset, but I haven't been able to sort out what the real problem
> is and the appropriate solution.
> There's an ACPI error that seems potentially troublesome:
> ACPI: Subsystem revision 20050309
> ACPI-0352: *** Error: Looking up [\_SB_.PCI0.LPC0.LNK0] in namespace, AE_NOT_FOUND
> search_node ffff81001fec9440 start_node ffff81001fec9440 return_node 0000000000000000
> I also see this message from the PCI subsystem:
> PCI: Ignoring BAR0-3 of IDE controller 0000:00:14.1
> As a starting point, I've attached lspci output and the boot log. I'm
> willing to provide more information and try patches and such.
> Thanks.
> Kurt

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