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    SubjectRe: System clock speed too high - 2.6.3 kernel
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    On Friday 26 March 2004 04:46 pm, George Anzinger held forth thus:
    > Praedor Atrebates wrote:
    > > In doing a web search on system clock speeds being too high, I found
    > > entries describing exactly what I am experiencing in the linux-kernel
    > > list archives, but have not yet found a resolution.
    > >
    > > I have Mandrake 10.0, kernel-2.6.3-7mdk installed, on an IBM Thinkpad
    > > 1412 laptop, celeron 366, 512MB RAM. I am finding that my system clock
    > > is ticking away at a rate of about 3:1 vs reality, ie, I count ~3 seconds
    > > on the system clock for every 1 real second. I am running ntpd but this
    > > is unable to keep up with the rate of system clock passage.
    > Try this in the boot command line "clock=pmtmr". If that fails, then try
    > "clock=pit".

    What is the difference between the two settings? I used the latter and it
    worked (didn't try "clock=pmtmr").


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