AMD64: timer is running twice as fast as it should (again??)

From: Enrico Scholz
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 15:52:37 EST


with 2.6 kernels, the timer on AMD64 runs exactly twice as fast as
expected. E.g. 'sleep 10' returns after 5 seconds external time.

This behavior was seen with Fedora Core 3 kernel 2.6.9-1.681_FC3 and
2.6.10-rc3-bk13 (both x86_64 mode).

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