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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 A patch was originally made against 2.4.2, and some version of this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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