Re: Clock skips (?) with 2.6 and games

From: Andrea Arcangeli
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 06:02:34 EST

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 11:28:36AM +0100, Jan Dittmer wrote:
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> Hi,
> I'm experiencing skips in games like q3demo and enemy territory on a
> dual xeon p4. That means, if I'm walking around, about every 2-3 seconds
> I'm skipping a bit of the way. It seems that the clock is running too
> slow and the games are trying to catch up every x seconds with the
> system time.
> System is running 2.6.0-test9-mm1. This effect does not show with
> 2.4.23pre6aa3, though there are only two processors displayed. Is this

btw, to make it even better for a desktop multimedia usage like yours,
you can also pass 'desktop' to the 2.4.23pre6aa3 kernel. I'd like to
hear how 'desktop' affects your usage in 2.4.23pre6aa3.

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