Re: APM and Linux Clock (WAS:Re: very slow Linux clock)
On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 07:18:00PM +0200, Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> Thanks for your reply:
> since I have remove the `Batterie Charge Monitor' applet
> (Gnome2 under testing/unstable) the Linux clock is fine.
> Is there a link between this applet (APM) and the Linux clock ?
The APM driver disables interupts when it polls the battery status,
which often causes some clock interupts to be missed, which skews the
system clock a bit. This can sometimes accumulate into minutes each
René Seindal (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://sights.seindal.dk/