AMD Athlon -- clock run 2x faster under linux

Tyler Strickland tyler at
Tue Aug 30 13:07:39 MDT 2005

On 08/30/2005 12:55 PM, justin gedge wrote:
> apic vs. acpi-- yeah-- those are my dyslexic fingers at the keyboard-- 
> that's the option I tried-- and it fixed the clock and took out the 
> network.  I guess as a last resort-- if I'm online-- I could have a 
> cronjob set to update the clock every second or something dumb like that 
> -- and just pass in the noapic at boot if I'm going to be offline.
> as far as kernel-- I've run the SuSE updates and have the current kernel 
> that SuSE blesses
> jgedge at emmett:~> uname -a
> Linux emmett #1 Tue Jul 19 12:42:37 UTC 2005 
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> haven't tried a bios update-- I'll look into that.

Here are some links that describe similar problems to what you're 
experiencing and some possible solutions: (this one 
recommends the no_timer_check boot option)


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