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Re: "warning: many lost ticks." when restarting networking

On Mar 30, 2005 1:18 PM, James Wilkinson <james westexe demon co uk> wrote:
> Alex Greg wrote:
> > When I run ifconfig or restart the networking on a couple of our
> > machines, I sometimes get this error:
> >
> > warning: many lost ticks.
> > Your time source seems to be instable or some driver is hogging interupts
> <snip>
> > The machines are IBM x346 dual EM64T's with two Broadcom network ports
> > on board and two Broadcom network cards - these are configured as two
> > bonded pairs. They're running Fedora Core 3 x86_64.
> >
> > What do these errors mean, and are they likely to cause a serious
> > problem? Everything seems OK so far (I've pulled 20GB of data the
> > network already, no issues).
> Kernel-level problem. Do you have any kernel modules loaded that didn't
> come from Fedora? If not (and you're up to date), you should bugzilla
> it.

Hi James,

Thanks for the response. I've up2date'd the system and it seems OK now.


-- Alex

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