[nycbug-talk] clock running backwords

pete wright nomadlogic
Fri Sep 23 20:12:01 EDT 2005

On 9/23/05, George Georgalis <george at galis.org> wrote:
> 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:
> >
> >http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/troubleshoot.html#CALCRU-NEGATIVE
> >
> >
> >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.

btw, is this an IBM workstation or server.  The machine I ran into
this on was an x330.  just curious....


Pete Wright
NYC's *BSD User Group

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