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SubjectRe: Clock 3x too fast on AMD64 laptop [WAS Re: Various issues after rebooting]
On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 12:02:11AM +0200, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A quick look at the source shows that the error is triggered in
> arch/i386/kernel/timers/timer_pm.c by the verify_pmtr_rate() function.
>
> My guess is that the pmtmr timer is right and the pit is wrong in my
> case. That would explain why the clock is wrong when being based on pit
> (like when forced with "clock=pit")
>
> Maybe, if I can prove my guesses, a fix could be to "trust" the pmtmr
> clock when the user has passed a "clock=pmtmr" argument ? Does that make
> any sense ?

This would make a lot of sense, IMHO. John, what do you think?

Dominik
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