System clock died on e420r

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 14 15:06:37 PST 2005

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 11:14:51PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> If hardclock dies, timecounters (like much else) suffers.

Surely, so why is it happening and how can it be fixed? :)

jhb suspected there might be unserialized access to the time counter
on sparc64.  This doesn't explain the i386 problems, but they could be
related to other recent commits.  Note that the only problems I've
seen so far are on SMP machines.

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