Re: System clock speed too high - 2.6.3 kernel

From: Praedor Atrebates
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 16:57:21 EST

On Friday 26 March 2004 04:22 pm, john stultz held forth thus:
> On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 11:30, Praedor Atrebates wrote:
> > In doing a web search on system clock speeds being too high, I found
> > entries describing exactly what I am experiencing in the linux-kernel
> > list archives, but have not yet found a resolution.
> > Does anyone have any enlightenment, or a fix, to offer? The exact same
> > software setup on a desktop system, Athlon XP2700+, has no such problems.
> Could you please send me dmesg output for this system?
> Does booting w/ "clock=pit" help?

Thank you, this did fix the problem. Now I have to set the type-matic setting
up because it is so sluggish.

What is clock=pit doing? What is behind this accelerated clock?

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