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Re: system hangs momentarily every 4 mins 2 secs

On 03.09.06 11:36, tom arnall wrote:
> As of ~1 month ago I started getting a slew of new messages at boot up (listed 
> below). 

and I think I replied at least to the second issue.

> The appearance of the messages coincided with the appearance of another
> phenomenon: my system momentarily hangs every 4 mins 2 secs exactly.  By
> 'momentarily hangs' I mean the CPU usage jumps to 50-99% usage (by
> events/0) and the system doesn't respond to keyboard or mouse input. This
> lasts for about 1 second.

I encountered this when running chrony with /dev/rtc support, when I had the
"genrtc" RTC kernel module loaded. When i replaced "genrtc" by "rtc" by
adding line "alias char-major-10-135 rtc" to /etc/modprobe.conf, this
problem disappeared.
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