Re: Time problems...

Horst von Brand (
Wed, 02 Dec 1998 17:03:25 -0300

Riley Williams <> said:


> I don't have kernel sources handy to look through, but the above
> sounds suspiciously like something's reprogramming the timer interrupt
> frequency from under us, with the result that the system is getting
> timer interrupts at the wrong rate - that would explain all of the
> above symptoms in one go...

But only if the drift was consistently in one direction, which it is not
AFAIU. Also, if it was a RH screwup, it would happen everywhere, not at
random in either direction for identical machines installed the same way.

Dr. Horst H. von Brand             
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