Subject: Re: IDT Winchip C6 - broken TSC, slow system clock
To: cpctc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2001 00:27:25
On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 10:07:57PM -0400, cpctc wrote:
> I've searched for info on this; freebsd allows the following command:
> sysctrl -w kern.timecounter.hardware=i8254
> .. which should ignore the broken TSC register and use the i8254 chip for
> keeping time.
> I haven't found a way to do this in netbsd, however the kernel already knows
> the TSC feature is no good, so why am I having this problem?
NetBSD doesn't use the TSC for keeping time, it only uses the 8254 timer.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>