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    SubjectRe: seqlock/unlock(&xtime_lock) problems cause keyboard, time skew problems
    On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 12:32:24PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
    > On Tue, 2003-03-18 at 11:05, Jerry Cooperstein wrote:
    > > Since 2.5.60 my thinkpad keyboard repeat rate has been erratic when
    ....

    >
    > Does this notebook vary the clock rate? If so then using TSC for
    > time of day clock is probably a problem. Try booting with notsc.

    Yes the notebook varies the clock rate -- its about 150MHZ with
    batter power, 500 MHZ on AC.

    I tried booting with notsc, the results were:

    for kernels through 2.5.63: kernel panic on boot, message saying pentium+
    requires tsc

    for 2.5.64, 2.5.65: no failure, but no help.

    Merci

    coop

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    Jerry Cooperstein, Senior Consultant, <coop@axian.com>
    Axian, Inc., Software Consulting and Training
    4800 SW Griffith Dr., Ste. 202, Beaverton, OR 97005 USA
    http://www.axian.com/
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