*** POKED TIMER ***
atkac at redhat.com
Mon Jun 9 06:37:30 UTC 2008
On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 01:51:28PM -0400, Micah Anderson wrote:
> I have one machine, running Debian Etch with bind9 version
> 1:9.3.4-2etch1 installed. I have begun to get frequent
> "*** POKED TIMER ***" messages in my logs.
> Searching the internet does not pull up anything useful, there are a few
> people who say that its a freebsd issue (obviously not) and to look in
> their archives. I did look in their archives, but its specific to
> freebsd and doesn't apply here. I've searched this list's archives for
> ideas, and am out of ideas of what to do.
> I have this same version installed on the same hardware, running the
> same operating system revision.
> I'm looking for suggestions, or mechanisms to debug this. Clearly
> something is not working right here, and I'd like to get it resolved and
> offer up as a sacrifice to the great search engines in the sky the
> answer so that in the future when I encounter this problem again I am
> able to search and find my own post and the answer.
One of the Red Hat users hits same problem and in the end problem was
in BIOS. When he updated BIOS problem was solved. You can probably try
update your BIOS and/or firmware.
Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.
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