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Bug#252289: general: system clock goes chaoticly causing system breakdown

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 06:36:43PM +0200, Antos Andras wrote:
> >Keep an eye on /proc/interrupts, and make sure the timer interrupt is 
> >correctly increasing at 100HZ (especially when you notice the timer "is 
> >stuck".
> I observed that in the timer line of /proc/interrupts, while normally the 
> number increases by cc. 99.8-101.6 in a sec, when the timer "is stuck" it 
> _does not increase at all_ shown by a command
> # while true; do grep timer /proc/interrupts; done

That's probably a misconfigured APIC. Kernel/hardware bug. Don't use
the APIC, or find a fix for your motherboard.

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