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SubjectRe: Possible critical VIA vt82c686a chip bug
On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 04:04:16PM +0100, Mark Cooke wrote:

> On 26 Oct 2000, Yoann Vandoorselaere wrote:
> > This is an athlon 750 machine, with scsi and ide a disk...
> > I've tryed to see where the problem was comming from for age
> > ( the problem is what you describe and it happen after some time
> > (1 to 24 hour, it depend) and often while or after heavy I/O...
> > the only fix is to reboot the machine. )
> xset s off will fix it (least it does for me), without needing a
> reboot. At least until the 'next time'.

It fixes the blanking, but squid, wmclock (and other apps using
gettimeofday()) will still cause trouble.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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