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On one of our servers we got an -for me new- BSOD with the error message: "A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor within the allocation time interval"

The server's specs: HP XW9400 2x Dual-Core AMD Opeteron 2224 SE 3,20Ghz (4CPUs) 16GB HP ECC RAM Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise 64bit Nvidia Quadro 4xxx graphics (?)

Sounds familiar to someone ?

Thanks in advance


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@laurens: check to make sure you are on all the latest bios/firmware levels for your computer - but I would say this is signaling a failing processor – MattB Mar 30 '10 at 13:34

We had the same problem with an older DualCore AMD whose CPU cooler didn't work.

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up vote 0 down vote accepted

(coming back to an old question) At that moment, I upgraded the bios and it was solved! (also vacuumed the coolers for the occasion)

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