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SubjectRe: Time runs exactly three times too fast
On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 04:14:09PM +0200, Romain Moyne wrote:
> Le Mercredi 01 Septembre 2004 14:15, Zwane Mwaikambo a écrit :
> > On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Romain Moyne wrote:
> > > Hello, I'm french, sorry for my bad english :(
> > >
> > > I have a problem with my kernel: Time runs exactly three times too fast.
> > >
> > > I tested the kernel 2.6.8.1 and the 2.6.9-rc1, no success.
> > > It is really strange because yesterday I reinstalled my debian with a
> > > kernel 2.6.8.1 (made by me): Time ran correctly. And this morning when I
> > > rebooted my computer (Compaq presario R3000 series, R3215EA exactly) the
> > > time is running again three times too fast (with the kernel 2.6.8.1 and
> > > 2.6.9-rc1).
> > >
> > > All my applications (KDE, command "date"...) runs three times too fast.
> > > It's very annoying.
> >
> > Can you try this without cpuspeed or some frequency control daemon
> > running? So disable it in runlevel scripts and then reboot.
>
> I have not cpuspeed or some frequency control daemon running. I just have
> this:
>
> presario:/etc/rc2.d# ls
> S10sysklogd S20alsa S20makedev S20xprint S99kdm S99xdm
> S11klogd S20exim4 S20pcmcia S89atd S99rmnologin
> S14ppp S20inetd S20xfs S89cron S99stop-bootlogd
> presario:/etc/rc2.d#

Do you get any messages prefixed with 'cpufreq' or 'powernow' in your
dmesg output ?
Do you have files in /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq ?
If so, what do they contain?

Dave

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