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Re: [opensuse] Re: 10.2 system clock too fast and NTP
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 21:56:34 -0600
  • Message-id: <45861172.3010203@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2006-12-17 21:04, John Andersen wrote:
> On Sunday 17 December 2006 03:42, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>
>> Mark Hounschell wrote:
>>
>>
>> Remember the original problem IS NOT an NTP problem. The guys clock runs
>> to fast.
>>
>
> No it doesn't run too fast.
>
Well, yes, it does. The system clock is far more than just a hardware
counter. It also consists of a kernel module that takes a raw count from
some counter and translates that into real time.
> Byte specifically stated his clock was just find on prior releases
> and in other OSs. Its only the latest version of Suse that
> is giving him fits.
>
Which suggests a bug in the kernel clock module. See also jdd's reply to
my "what is clock=pit" query, specifically the URL mentioned.

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