Re: [OT] Major Clock Drift

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 16:58:51 EST


> > >I've discovered that heavy use of vesafb can be a major source of clock
> > >drift on my system, especially if I don't specify "ypan" or "ywrap". On my
> >
> > This is extremely interesting. What version of ntp are you using?
> Is vesafb one of the drivers which blocks interrupts for (many) tens
> of milliseconds?

Vesafb is happy to block interrupts for half a second.

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