Subject: Re: port-i386/17141: notebook (Dell Inspiron) clock runs slow
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/06/2007 19:02:41
On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 03:25:03PM +0000, Pierre Pronchery wrote:

>  On my old 4150 (which is mostly out of order now), I had this problem
>  regardless of the operating system running. I fixed it at the time with
>  a BIOS update, as this was apparently a known problem.
>  I would therefore recommend crawling for existing BIOS updates first
>  when encountering this problem on this line of hardware.

Unfortunately this is and was the most recent BIOS (A23). The
only solution is therefore to avoid calls to APM.

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