Bug 492114 - clocksource tsc unstable
clocksource tsc unstable
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brian Maly
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-03-25 09:09 EDT by Marcela Mašláňová
Modified: 2009-04-16 09:55 EDT (History)
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Description Marcela Mašláňová 2009-03-25 09:09:52 EDT
Description of problem:
If I log into my rawhide machine in init 3, I see instead of prompt for username this on output:
"Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -75771405 ns)"
Also this could be found in messages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
but also previous version from F-10 was affected:

How reproducible:
Not sure, what's the reason. I found something similar in kernel bz as http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8634 but if it's the same problem then it must be regression?

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Also F-10 kernel is affected:
Comment 1 Kyle McMartin 2009-04-15 13:44:32 EDT
Can you describe what you mean by "log into my rawhide machine in init 3"?

I assume you mean you add "3" to the grub flags (instead of the default runlevel 5?)

Is there a login session on tty2 or 3? It might be expected there is none on tty1 due to plymouth or something.

regards, Kyle
Comment 2 Marcela Mašláňová 2009-04-16 09:55:55 EDT
Yes, I meant boot in runlevel 3.

The output messages disappeared (tested with

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