Bug#626427: linux-image-2.6.38-2-686: Horrible Time Skew, Eventual Near-zero Responsiveness
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:55:13PM +0100, Sabahattin Gucukoglu wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.38-5
> Severity: important
> (reportbug script died, hope you've got everything.)
> The machine runs with *HORRIBLE* clock drift (see text). Eventually, the
> system will slow right down, so that new processes or threads will not
> start. It *seems* to be related to the use of BRLTTY. See this thread:
> And, yes, it's annoying having to hard-reboot the box every so often. It
> would seem that after some period of time, touching my display or the
> physical console triggers the lockup. I don't think this is a coincidence,
> even though on the surface there are two different problems. The kernel
> upgrade was sufficient to begin these issues.
can you try newer 2.6.39-rcX from experimental, is it fixed there?