Re: time drift and fb comsole activity

Cort Dougan (
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 17:04:12 -0700

} > } The fbdev console problem is too horrible to pretend to solve by resyncing
} > } on timer interrupts. At least for the x86 the fix is to sort out the fb
} > } locking properly
} >
} > How close is that?
} Its not in itself a big problem, but since it doesnt reformat your hard disk,
} explode randomly or drop you off the network its not at the top of my priority
} list right now

I'll stick with the pretend fix that results in accurate time-keeping,

Thanks for the info.
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