Subject: Re: wi users - losing time?
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/18/2002 10:41:36
On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 06:46:53AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On a Dell Inspiron 8000 ntpd isn't able to keep the time
> > synchronized either.
> Does it have variable clock rates for power saving?

Possibly, the BIOS setting has been disabled, but I don't know
wether that is honored.

> > It does currently not have a Orinoco
> > card installed, but the wi driver is configured in the
> > kernel.
> The driver in the kernel does not do anything at all. The problem manifested
> when a wi* card was present.
> > So I doubt it is related to the Orinoco driver itself but
> > maybe to the pcmcia driver in general.
> No. Running -current (after the dev/ic/wi.c fix) my IBM Thinkpad keeps time
> (with wi0 active) perfectly, dispersion is below 1 ms.

ok. I'm running 1.5.3_ALPHA.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."