Unable to initialize system clock

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Thu Feb 12 14:19:10 UTC 2009

João Craveiro wrote:
> Hello there,
> I'm currently trying to get a little demonstrator application, not 
> developed by me and that (supposedly) ran on RTEMS 4.6.2, to run on 
> RTEMS 4.8. I already hunted the bugs that didn't allow successful 
> compilation, but I can't get past this after booting:
> «Initialized console on port CONSOLE
> Unable to initialize system clock»
> Sometimes --i.e., in some builds-- the second message is replaced by 
> some weird characters. I'm using the pc386 bsp, and this happens both 
> with QEMU and effectively booting from a floppy disk.
> Anybody has any clues?
Is the application small enough to post?  This doesn't sound
familiar at all and this isn't enough to debug from.
> Thank you in advance,

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