[linux-elitists] Dual bore - a question on diagnosis

Phil Mayers p.mayers@imperial.ac.uk
Wed Dec 20 03:45:43 PST 2006

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 07:21:16PM +0000, Phil Mayers wrote:
>My brand new dual-core i965/ICH8 system suffers from some kind of 
>sporadic molasses effect. I am hypothesising something related to the 
>cpufreq stuff or the scheduler is playing havoc with it.

This is getting surreal.

The machine is an HP DC7700, and on the off chance it was not Linux, I 
booted the diagnostic CD. Which runs...



Sadly, it runs Linux sllooowwwlllyyy....

I'm giving up. It's going back.

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