Re: [linux-audio-user] CPU clock - beware - Solved for now?

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Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] CPU clock - beware - Solved for now?
From: Russell Hanaghan (
Date: Fri Jul 23 2004 - 05:04:00 EEST

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 20:35, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 18:30, Matthew Barber wrote:
> > ->I run almost the same setup, except I have a Asus A7N8X mobo with
> > the Athlon 2500 overclocked to 2100Mhz @ 200Mhz fsb on Fedora with the
> > CCRMA 2.4.26-1.ll kernel. The problem I always run into is that my
> > setup will not run the low latency (ll) "athlon" kernel without locking
> > up like you described. I have found that if I manually install the i686
> > kernel and ALSA from the CCRMA rpms, it will boot just fine and is very
> > stable. In other words don't use apt-get to install the kernel and ALSA
> > because it will always pick the Athlon versions. I haven't found any
> > problems using apt-get after the kernel,alsa rpm installation, although
> > when a new kernel comes out you do have to install it manually.<-
> I have the same mobo and processor. I couldn't find anywhere in the
> Award BIOS to over clock? Where iz? And I think mine only runs at 166mhz
> fsb. It has 333mhz DDR RAM.
> R~

Just checked...different mobo. I have the A7V8X. Has some dip switches
but no option for oc in Pheonix Award BIOS. Says you can run it at
333mhz FSB in the book but seems external freq max is 166mhz? So many head hurtz! :)

> >
> >
> > Thanks to everyone who responded. My friend Kevin Ernste pointed me to
> > one of many forum threads which talk about using "noapic nolapic" (hey,
> > that's a good rhyme!) as kernel arguments for the nforce2 chipset. Like
> > this one:
> >
> >
> >
> > I did that early this morning (actually, I just passed nolapic so far),
> > and have not had a single problem at the normal clock speed, throwing
> > everything I could at it. I had qjackctl open running alsaplayer into a
> > simple jack-rack amplifier into freqtweak into a rezound record, while
> > burning a CD, encoding an mp3, and playing with Celestia. Aside from
> > Celestia and the mp3 encoder being fairly slow and the cpu temp reaching
> > 41C during that episode, everything seems pretty solid.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Matt
> >

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