system time running too fast
hsw at openmoko.com
Fri Nov 21 02:55:38 CET 2008
On 2008 November 20 Thursday 22:23:34 Ben Dooks wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 10:08:04AM +0800, Christopher Hall wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I am in the process of trying to boot a system on S3C6410;
> > basically the existing GTA02 root file system with a kernel
> > from andy-tracking.
> > I can get to /bin/sh and I am trying to see where the startup
> > sequence fails so I added the lines
> > ps ax
> > /bin/sh
> > to the end of /etc/init.d/rc
> > when "ps ax" runs, just before the process
> > listing is displayed, it outputs:
> > Unknown HZ value! (71) Assume 100.
> > repeating the "ps ax" at the shell prompt the error
> > id repeated but the value 71 slowly increments to 94
> > then the error disappears.
> > By repeating the "ps ax" quickly I estimated around 8 sec for
> > each increment.
> > The initial 71 value was consistent over several reboots.
> > Also using date/uptime/top to watch the clock; the system time
> > appears to be running 2x too fast. A short test was
> > type "date", wait 60 seconds then type date "date" again
> > system time had advanced 2 minutes.
> > Perhaps both problems are related. Any advice on where to look?
> > And what information I should collect to help debug this.
> I've found the problem, will post a patch as soon as tested.
That is great, thanks.
Christopher Hall hswATopenmoko.com
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