[plug] Getting past init...

russ russ at apollo.powerstech.com
Fri Jul 31 13:25:31 WST 1998

I don't know if this question is linux specific, but how do you change the clock rate of the pc? Can this be done in software?


>On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Matt Hutchinson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm using RedHat 5.1 and I just altered my inittab file, however the line I
>> added was respawning tooo fast and when my machine boots up, it gets to the
>> init stage - then says "RESPAWNING TOO FAST - WILL SHUT FOR 5 MINUTES" 
>> Hmmm...Then it just sits there and every 5 mins it says the same
>> thing...and doesn't let me log in...
>My 586 used to give this when I overclocked <too much>, although I always
>ran it at 166Mhz (rated 133).
>> EEK!
>> Thanks,
>> Matt Hutchinson | matt at odyssey.apana.org.au | PGP-key ID: 0xE999E466
>> "I don't think Microsoft is evil in itself; I just think they make really
>> crappy operating systems." 
>> - Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux

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