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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test3 "loosing ticks"
On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 10:17, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> john stultz wrote:
> > Sounds like either your PIT is running slowly or something is
> > consistently keeping the timer interrupt from being handled. In 2.4 do
> > you have any time related issues at all? Does the "Loosing too many
> > ticks!" message correlate to any event on the system (boot, heavy load)?
> >
> > Also listing system type, motherboard, any sort of funky devices you've
> > got might be helpful.
> I am seeing something similar on my dual Athlon MP 1800 box.
> It is running NTP to synchronise with another machine over the LAN,
> but ntpdc reports that it develops a larger and larger offset relative
> to the server - ntpd clearly is not managing to regulate the clock.

Approximately at what rate does it skew? Does ntpdate -b <server> set it

Are you also seeing the "Loosing too many ticks!" message?


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