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    SubjectRe: 2.6.2 - System clock runs too fast
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    On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 01:07, Markus Hofmann wrote:
    > Thank you for answering.
    > In the meantime I heard that apm could cause this problem. I tested this by
    > compiling acpi. The result was that the clock runs normal with acpi.
    > But I want to use apm. So I removed the acpi and now the system clock is too
    > slow with only apm.
    >
    > I think this is a very curious thing! :-(

    Indeed, normally its ACPI that causes more problems. That's a new one.

    I'd be curious how this drift changes using the attached patch.

    thanks
    -john

    ===== arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c 1.35 vs edited =====
    --- 1.35/arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c Wed Jan 7 00:31:11 2004
    +++ edited/arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_tsc.c Tue Jan 20 13:22:54 2004
    @@ -226,7 +226,7 @@
    delta += delay_at_last_interrupt;
    lost = delta/(1000000/HZ);
    delay = delta%(1000000/HZ);
    - if (lost >= 2) {
    + if (0 && (lost >= 2)) {
    jiffies_64 += lost-1;

    /* sanity check to ensure we're not always losing ticks */






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