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Re: Question : grub commands

Am Dienstag, 15. August 2006 10:51 schrieb Matteo Vescovi:
> Hi Hans!
> On 08/15/2006 06:27 AM, Hans wrote:
> > Sorry, I maybe did not ask correctly. It is not the problem, that the
> > time is not shown correctly. The background is, that other timings are
> > running in double speed, too (i.e. keyboard clock and some other). This
> > is a known problem on AMD mobile processors and was discussed in earlier
> > days. The solution of it, was to add "disable_timer_pin_1" in the boot
> > vcommand on grub or lilo. Now I read about adding "noapictimer" should
> > solve this, too. My question aimed to an technical answer, if the
> > commands "disable_timer_pin_1" and "noapictimer" are doing the same, or
> > if they both solve the mentioned problem in different ways.
> >
> > My hope was, someone knows, as I find there no answer in the web.
> >
> >
> > Best regards
> >
> > Hans
> First of all, which kernel version are you using??
> I had (as many others) the same problem with my HP laptop based on the
> ATI Xpress200M chipset. So, at the time of 2.6.15, I had to add
> "disable_timer_pin_1" to the grub parameters not to have a double timing
> of almost everything (but you already knew that).
> Now, starting with ker 2.6.16, the bug about wrong timing has been
> corrected directly in the kernel, so using this kernel version or above
> you won't need the explicit definition of that param anymore.
Hey, this is a new information ! Cool ! My adding was of the tim eof 2.6.15 
indeed.  I did not know, that this is fixed now. I am running kernel 2.6.17 
on my notebook Acer Aspire 5020

> Hope it could help.

 Oh yes, it does ! Great ! Thanks ! 
> Greetings.
> mfv
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> Matteo Vescovi
> System Administrator
> Studio Vescovi Progettazioni


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