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    SubjectRe: AMD 64 system clock speed
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    On Fri, 2005-11-18 at 20:01 -0500, jstipins@umich.edu wrote:
    > Hi there,
    >
    > My earlier question regarding the glibc "make check" nptl/tst-clock2.c
    > failure turns out to be due to my system clock running 3x normal speed.
    >
    > Evidently, this is a known issue with 2.6.x kernels running on AMD 64
    > processors. The "noapic" boot option fixes the clock problem, but disrupts
    > other things... ethernet does work, etc. The solution seems to be using
    > "apci=noirq noapic" as boot options.
    >
    > I am using the 2.6.14.2 kernel, and still need to use those boot parameters.
    > What is the current state of this bug?

    Interestingly, I found out last night that the 2.4.26 kernel can
    recognize both processors in my X2. Unfortunately, it had the same time
    synchronization issues as the newer 2.6.12+ kernels that I have been
    running. It isn't solely related to the new kernel series.

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    Chris Largret <http://daga.dyndns.org>

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