Bug 882

Summary: Diamond Fire GL 1000 PRO + XF3D_Labs server = munged clock
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: rcrelia
Component: XFree86Assignee: Preston Brown <pbrown>
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Version: 5.2CC: aleksey
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Description rcrelia 1999-01-19 19:48:33 UTC
After installing the latest 3D_Labs server for XFree86 from
updates.redhat.com on my Dell Precision 610 workstation,
I discovered that my system clock slows to a crawl after
starting X, regardless of window manager used. Even after
leaving X, the clock is still affected until I reboot.

My Dell comes with the Diamond Fire GL 1000 PRO 8mb (AGP,
Permedia2, 250MHz RAMDAC) card. I have not tried building
XFree86 3.3.3-1 from scratch, but don't really want to
either! :-)

Basically, my workstation is useless except as a console
terminal. Doh.

Please respond ASAP.  Many thanks!!!


Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-01-19 20:03:59 UTC
This has been observed to be true in the test lab. We are working on
posting an updated XFree86 Server for the 3D_labs cards soon.

Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-01-26 21:39:59 UTC
This has been resolved by our update release of XFree86