Re: Major Clock Drift

From: Josh Myer (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 01:51:28 EST

Hello again,

When i originally posted this, it was _highly_ OT. the machine in question
runs windows ME, but i figured the best place to find hardware gurus was

the topic has rather degraded, and while i enjoy getting mail from alan,
the fact that it has nothing to do with me dampens the enthusiasm =)

if you're going to go changing the subject, at least mention framebuffers,
as that seems to be the common thread.

if you all could de-cc me on these, it'd be appreciated.

- josh

On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, george anzinger wrote:

> I may be off base here, but the problem as described below does _NOT_ > seem to be OT so I removed that from the subject line. A clock drift > change with an OS update is saying _something_ about the OS, not the > hardware. In this case it seems to be the 2.4.x OS that is loosing > time. I suspect the cause is some driver that is not being nice to the > hardware, either by abusing the interrupt off code or locking up the bus > or some such. In any case I think it should _not_ be considered OT. > > George

-- /jbm, but you can call me Josh. Really, you can. Rap-Rock is neither Modern nor Alternative. Not that I'm bitter.

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