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SubjectRe: 2.6.27: 0 MHz CPU and wrong system time on AMD Geode system
On 15/10/08 10:39 +0400, Antipov Dmitry wrote:
> After updating the kernel to 2.6.27 from 2.6.25.4, my system time goes wrong and
> CPU becomes 0 MHz (as shown by /proc/cpuinfo), probably due to these issues:
>
> TSC: Unable to calibrate against PIT
> TSC: No reference (HPET/PMTIMER) available
> Marking TSC unstable due to could not calculate TSC khz
>
> The hardware is http://www.fit-pc.com/new/fit-pc-1-0-specifications.html,
> and the base system is Fedora 9.
>
> More details: 2.6.25.4 .config: http://78.153.153.8/tmp/config-2.6.25.4.txt
> 2.6.25.4 boot messages: http://78.153.153.8/tmp/boot-2.6.25.4.txt
> 2.6.27 .config: http://78.153.153.8/tmp/config-2.6.27.txt
> 2.6.27 boot messages: http://78.153.153.8/tmp/boot-2.6.27.txt

Hmmm - this is an interesting regression. Please remove
CONFIG_GEODE_MFGPT_TIMER=y from your 2.6.27 kernel and see if the
problem goes away. I have been running 2.6.26.5 on my system with no
problems, but I'm embarrassed to admit that I haven't run anything
newer in a while.

Jordan
--
Jordan Crouse
Systems Software Development Engineer
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.



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