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Old 08-15-2006, 10:25 PM   #1
notdku
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Amd 64 Chip - SUSE - Clock Speeds Ahead


I am running SUSE with an AMD 64 chip.

The clock keeps speeding ahead. It will get to point that every second is a minute to the server. I am running NTP every 5 minutes but that is just helping to mask the problem.

I have tried the no_timer_check fix but that did not help.

I have another server running almost identical hardware except HDs and same kernel but it is doing fine time wise.

This just started happening after I reinstalled SUSE after a HD failure. Before that it was fine.

Fairly new MB (Bought new 4 months ago) so I think the battery and MB are fine as it worked perfect before having to reinstall SUSE. I reinstalled using the same SUSE build as before and running on the clone server which is fine.

Last edited by notdku; 08-15-2006 at 10:28 PM.
 
Old 08-18-2006, 01:39 AM   #2
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I know your using SUSE, but this is the best I can do for you. Here is a link to the Gentoo Wiki that discusses this problem.

http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Syncing_Time_via_internet

It looks like their solution is the same as yours. Just sync to an internet time server fairly often. They blame it on dying CMOS batteries... I suppose its always possible, even on new MBs.
 
  


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