Message of "Many Lost Ticks" and "Your Time Source Seems to Be Instable or Some Driver is Hogging Interupts"
(Doc ID 472192.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version: 2.6.9 to 2.6.21
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6.9 to 2.6.21 /var/log/messages log file, the following warnings are found:
kernel: warning: many lost ticks.
kernel: Your time source seems to be instable or some driver is hogging interupts
kernel: rip __do_softirq+0x4d/0xd0
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In this Document
1. Check The Kernel Version
2. Check The Time Source
3. Consider to Disable APIC and Local APIC.
4. Tick Divider