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Re: Wrong timings on amd64 (Turion)

On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 05:39:49PM +0100, Hans wrote:
> since I have an AMD64-Turion processor, all timings are twice as fast as they 
> should be. This can be seen at:
> - clock
> - downloadrate at apt-get 
> - keyboard (rate and delay)
> - clock (in KDE) 
> - the icon animation in KDE 
> and some more.
> I found a workaround in grub, to set at start "clock=tsc", but this does not 
> work. I googled a lot, found other people with the same problem, but no 
> solution.  
> Any hints ? 

This is a known problem with ATI chipsets.  It is something that is
being worked on in the kernel, and I believe as of 2.6.15 it is fixed
for most systems.  If you are running sarge, you could grab a newer
kernel from backports.org to try.

Len Sorensen

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