AMD Athlon -- clock run 2x faster under linux

Tyler Strickland tyler at
Tue Aug 30 12:28:20 MDT 2005

On 08/30/2005 11:57 AM, justin gedge wrote:
> Recently bought an hp laptop [hp pavilion zv6170us].  It's a fairly nice 
> machine with an AMD Athlon64 in it.
> ...
> The real issue that's burning me up right now is the system clock is 
> running faster than it should -- like 2x faster.
> ...
> Anyone ever see anything like this before?

I have, but it's been a while so I don't remember exactly how I fixed 
it.  What kernel version are you running?  Have you tried upgrading your 
kernel?  Your bios?  I'll keep racking my brain to see if I can remember 
the fix...


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