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

From: Enrico Scholz
Date: Tue Dec 21 2004 - 04:14:09 EST

Mark Nipper <nipsy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> 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).
>> System information can be found at
> Seem like something specific to Fedora or the bk branch
> then because I'm running 2.6.10-rc3 under x86_64 and it sleeps as
> long as it should.

Thanks for your testing but I can reproduce it both with vanilla 2.6.9
and 2.6.10-rc3. The used .config can be found at

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