On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 22:55 +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: > http://email@example.com/msg05352.html > > 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. [...] Please test whether any of these kernel parameters help (one at a time): clocksource=jiffies clocksource=pit idle=halt Could you also send a log from an earlier kernel version where this problem does not occur? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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