[nycbug-talk] clock running backwords

George Georgalis george
Fri Sep 23 18:10:40 EDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 02:49:56PM -0700, pete wright wrote:
>On 9/23/05, George Georgalis <george at galis.org> wrote:
>> ...more research and I've found that the problem goes away when I
>> boot with no APCI. Maybe a build world will fix it, that will take
>> a while, but planned anyway. Anybody have comments or experience
>> with this?
>Ran into this problem on a system, especially under load. Check this URL:
>I had to play with various sysctl's but think i have resolved the issue.
>Frustrating because problem was not easy to reproduce...there were also some
>threads relating to this issue on the questions@ if I remember correctly...

Thanks, per the prior response, I think a bios upgrade would be
best on this 476.28-MHz 586-class CPU. However, IBM only has bios
for models similar to this Aptivia 2170 Model 830.

rather than "sysctl kern.timecounter.method=1" I'd like to just disable
apci automatically at boot. Don't see it, how do I do that?

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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