Craig Rodrigues schrieb: >Hi, > >I have been having this problem with -current for the past 2 weeks now >(I am new to -current and just started using it 2 weeks ago). >I just did a cvsup and rebuilt the kernel and rebuilt the world. > >My clock seems to be running too fast, and I keep resetting it >with ntpdate. > >[...] > >Now the clock seems to run at a more reasonable rate. > >Is there a problem with the ACPI code or with my >hardware (an ASUS P5A-B motherboard from about 3 or 4 years ago). > >How can I default to i8254 as my default timer? Is there >something I should put in device.hints? > I had similar problems with a Gigabyte GA-5AX (also with ALi Aladdin V chipset). Without setting debug.acpi.disable = "timer" the clock runs twice as fast as it should be. This problem seems to be introduced in the ACPI update around July 2001. I didn't find any solution other than disabling ACPI timecounter.
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