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Date:      Mon, 05 Nov 2001 02:31:33 -0700
From:      Warner Losh <imp@harmony.village.org>
To:        Jan.Stocker@t-online.de (Jan Stocker)
Cc:        "Beech Rintoul" <akbeech@anchoragerescue.org>, "Dreamtime.net Inc." <clients@dreamtime.net>, current@FreeBSD.org, smp@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Clock Drift 
Message-ID:  <200111050931.fA59VX711545@harmony.village.org>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 05 Nov 2001 08:53:17 +0100." <000001c165ce$ee1c8780$fe02010a@twoflower.liebende.de> 
References:  <000001c165ce$ee1c8780$fe02010a@twoflower.liebende.de>  

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In message <000001c165ce$ee1c8780$fe02010a@twoflower.liebende.de> Jan Stocker writes:
: That will mean, i cant shutdown my system with power-off, or not?
: What does the power management has to do with the clock?

That's a long and involved question.  basically, to conserve power,
the power management system messes with the system oscillators so
things use less power.  But your timebase that is derived from these
oscillators is degraded.

Warner

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