I've got an issue about time keeping with Xen 4.0 (Debian squeeze release).
After some times, I got this error : Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -2999660334211 ns). It has happened on several servers.
Looking at the output of "xm debug-key s;"
(XEN) TSC has constant rate, deep Cstates possible, so not reliable, warp=2850 (count=3)
I am using a "Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5420 @ 2.50GHz", which has the "constant_tsc", but not the "nonstop_tsc" one.
On other systems with a newer cpu with "nonstop_tsc", I don't have this issue (systems are running the same distros with same config).
I tried to boot with "max_cstate=0", but nothing changed, my TSC isn't reliable and after some times, I will got the "50min" issue again.
I don't understand how a system can do a jump of "50min" in the future. Why 50min ? it is not 40min, not 1 hour, it is always 50min.
I don't know how to make my TSC "reliable" (I already disable everything about Powerstate in BIOS Settings).
Any ideas ?
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