Timecounter problems on 5.3 - things take twice as long
dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Sat Dec 4 16:14:35 PST 2004
On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Arjan Van Leeuwen wrote:
> I have a weird problem on a dual Xeon 550MHz system running
> 5.3-RELEASE. Everything takes twice as long as it should.
> winston% time sleep 2
> sleep 2 0.00s user 0.00s system 0% cpu 4.006 total
> The same for pings, the scsi delay when booting, etc. The time of the
> system itself doesn't seem to be affected (but maybe ntpd takes care
> of that). I tried changing the kern.timecounter.hardware sysctl from
> ACPI-safe to TSC and i8254, but that didn't help.
TSC isn't available on SMP systems. Its possible one of the CPUs is
> Any other suggestions on how to fix this? Do I have to provide more
'vmstat -i' output would be handy.
Doug White | FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
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