Questions about next PREVIEW

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Fri Jul 29 07:24:06 PDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 12:45:37PM +0100, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> Question: you've done some work with the timers, I noticed.  My laptop is
> behaving much better than before, but I've noticed that at times under heavy
> load the whole system will accelerate.  The clock speeds up, keyboard repeat
> rate is through the roof, and so on.  And I get those diagnostic messages that
> the BIOS has messed with the timer and it has been reset.

Sounds like the heat management of the notebook is kicking in. Do you
use ACPI or the alternative i8254 timer?


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