Bug#626427: linux-image-2.6.38-2-686: Horrible Time Skew, Eventual Near-zero Responsiveness
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 09:15:04PM +0000, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 09:11:30PM +0100, Sabahattin Gucukoglu wrote:
> > On 11 May 2011, at 23:54, maximilian attems wrote:
> > > 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:
> > >> 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.
> > >
> > > can you try newer 2.6.39-rcX from experimental, is it fixed there?
> > Done (RC6). No. :-(
> did it ever work?
> if yes please how correct boot dmesg of the working linux-2.6.
> if no please report upstream to the brltty upstream.
Max, brltty is a userland component. I think this has to be a kernel
bug (or a BIOS bug that the kernel has to work around).
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