Re: [PATCH] Rate-limit the RTC 'missed interrupts' warning.

From: Matthias Urlichs
Date: Sat Aug 05 2006 - 02:44:36 EST


Andrew Morton:
> > Cc: recipient list not shown: ;
> I'm assuming there was supposed to be a mailing list there.
No, just mutt and/or exim being stupid.
> What is causing your machine to lose so many RTC interrupts?

*One* was probably initializing the Zaptel card(s).

I don't know; the stuff scrolled off the screen way too fast.
(Could that printk itself provoke the condition?)

Aug 4 22:29:22 smurf kernel: rtc: lost some interrupts at 1024Hz.
Aug 4 22:29:53 smurf last message repeated 1526 times
Aug 4 22:30:54 smurf last message repeated 3049 times
Aug 4 22:31:54 smurf last message repeated 3002 times

After patching and rebooting, I haven't seen the message again yet.

Matthias Urlichs | {M:U} IT Design @ | smurf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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