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Bug 102973 - i8253 count too high
Summary: i8253 count too high
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 97000
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.0
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brian Maly
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: RHEL3U8CanFix
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-08-23 23:16 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-06-23 18:19:35 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0437 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 8 2006-07-20 13:11:00 UTC

Description Chris Ricker 2003-08-23 23:16:42 UTC
This is an HP Pavilion 4400 series laptop (more-or-less standard Athlon / ALI


When I boot up, and as I run, dmesg gets multiple of the following message:

i8253 count too high! resetting..
i8253 count too high! resetting..

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-08-25 17:57:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 97000 ***

Comment 2 Ernie Petrides 2005-06-23 18:19:35 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 97000 ***

Comment 3 Ernie Petrides 2006-04-07 03:16:19 UTC
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U8
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-40.6.EL).

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