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SubjectRe: More about 2.4.3 timer problems
Eric Gillespie wrote:
>
>...
> VESA fb mode 1280x1024x16, clock lost 1m 35s in time
> ...
> Same command, normal (non-fb mode) lost no time off clock.

Is due to the 2.4.3 console drivers. They block interrupts during
console output. There's a fix in 2.4.2-ac<recent>.

There's also a patch against 2.4.3-pre6 at

http://www.uow.edu.au/~andrewm/linux/console.html

If you'd care to test the 2.4.3-pre6 patch for a while, that'd
be useful.

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