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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 system clock too fast and NTP
  • From: John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 00:46:07 -0900
  • Message-id: <200612170046.07971.jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 17 December 2006 00:58, ByteEnable wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-12-17 at 00:24 -0900, John Andersen wrote:
> > On Sunday 17 December 2006 01:05, ByteEnable wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2006-12-16 at 20:55 -0900, John Andersen wrote:
> > > > On Saturday 16 December 2006 18:09, ByteEnable wrote:
> > > > > My hardware clock, the actual RTC is keeping rock solid time. My
> > > > > computer has a clock on the front panel, that uses the RTC to
> > > > > display the time. That output is perfect. Its only the time in
> > > > > the kernel/OpenSUSE that is inaccurate and running way too fast.
> > > >
> > > > Remind me again what kind of processor you have?
> > > > Don't know if you mentioned it or I just forgot.
> > >
> > > Pentium 4 @ 3ghZ, i915 chipset.
> >
> > Pentium can cover a lot of territory. Is it a 32bit
> > machine or 64? Does it appear as a single processor
> > or two?
>
> Its a Pentium 4 @ 3.00ghZ/800mhZ with Hyperthreading (HT) 32-bit running
> on the i915 32-bit chipset.
>
> Byte

If Darryl Gregorash's instructions don't solve it, try going into your
bios and turning hyperthreading off for an hour to see if it still
drifts.


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