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    On Wednesday 27 March 2002 18:33, Mark Cooke wrote:
    > There is a hardware bug on some via 686a systems where the RTC appears
    > automagically change it's programmed value.
    >
    > A patch was originally made against 2.4.2, and some version of this
    > appears to be applied to current kernels (I don't have a vanilla
    > 2.4.17 to check against). Look in arch/i386/kernel/time.c for mention
    > of 686a.
    >
    > It appears to only be used if the kernel's not compiled with
    > CONFIG_X86_TSC though, so if you have that defined you may not see the
    > problem at all...
    >
    > Mark
    >


    Ah, thank you very much. I'll try this first.

    Thanks, Bernd
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