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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 system clock too fast and NTP
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 05:59:06 -0600
  • Message-id: <4585310A.9040201@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2006-12-17 03:57, John Andersen wrote:
> On Sunday 17 December 2006 01:06, ByteEnable wrote:
>
>
>> What will that accomplish? Do you think this is a SMP issue? scheduler?
>> semaphore? spin-lock? what?
>>
>> Byte
>>
>
> Don't know for sure, but there have been more than a few smp problems
> of late.
>
> I have a big issue with x86_64 keyboard character duplication which
> totally goes away If I set my bios to only show one cpu, OR if I lock
> the X process to a single cpu with taskset.
>
> Its an easy way to rule an smp issue out (or in).
>
> It would be worth a try, especially if this never happened before on
> the same hardware, or if it does not currently happen with a live cd
> from say, Kubuntu or Knoppix or some other distro.
>
>
And on that note, I think it would be instructive to know what
configurations do have this clock problem. What would be needed?
Certainly CPU and kernel version, hyperthreading on/off, what else?

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