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    SubjectRe: [BUG] APM resume breakage from 2.6.18-rc1 clocksource changes
    On Sun, 09 Jul 2006 22:58:31 +0200, Mikael Pettersson said:

    > I've traced the cause of this problem to the i386 time-keeping
    > changes in kernel 2.6.17-git11. What happens is that:
    > - The kernel autoselects TSC as my clocksource, which is
    > reasonable since it's a PentiumII. 2.6.17 also chose the TSC.
    > - Immediately after APM resumes (arch/i386/kernel/apm.c line
    > 1231 in 2.6.18-rc1) there is an interrupt from the PIT,
    > which takes us to kernel/timer.c:update_wall_time().
    > - update_wall_time() does a clocksource_read() and computes
    > the offset from the previous read. However, the TSC was
    > reset by HW or BIOS during the APM suspend/resume cycle and
    > is now smaller than it was at the prevous read. On my machine,
    > the offset is 0xffffffd598e0a566 at this point, which appears
    > to throw update_wall_time() into a very very long loop.

    Does applying this patch make it work?

    Or is this a different breakage?
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