Re: PROBLEM: system clock slow on Athlon AMD64 since 2.6.21

From: Matthieu CASTET
Date: Sat Jun 09 2007 - 15:27:35 EST


On Sat, 09 Jun 2007 16:53:32 +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> On Fri, 08 Jun 2007 10:14:03 +0200, Gerard H. Pille wrote:
>> [1.] One line summary of the problem: Since I switched from 2.6.20 to
>> 2.6.21 on my Athlon AMD64 laptop, the system time is slow - about 1' on
>> 15'.
> According to your system description it seems that you have a Targa
> Visionary laptop with a VIA chipset and a Mobile Athlon64. If so, then
> you probably have the same problem I reported some time ago: see
> <> and the
> followup messages. The conclusion was that the chipset's ACPI PM timer
> slows down when the CPU is in C2.
Isn't possible to chose something other than ACPI PM timer ?


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