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SubjectRe: time goes backwards periodically on laptop if booted in low-power mode
On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 09:50:44PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > This isn't fixing the root cause of the problem which is interactions
> > between the BIOS power management and the kernel I believe, but it
> > does fix the problem and is really quite cheap so perhaps might be
>
> do_gettimeofday is still going to give strange results - and consider
> the case where you boot slow and speed up...

This isn't a perfect fix certainly. Stopping time going backwards
stops the major application breakage though.

> If you can give me the DMI strings for the affected boxes I can add
> them to the DMi tables (see ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/alan/DMI*)

[sent via private email]

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