[CentOS] timekeeping on VMware guests

Carlos Santana neubyr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 17:13:58 UTC 2009


On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Carlos Santana <neubyr at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Following steps were taken to set up my CentOS VM guest (without
>> vmware-tools installed):
>>
>> 1. Kernel options added as:
>> divider=10
>> clocksource=acpi_pm
> (snip)
>> Any missing pointers..?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> CS.
>
> I hope you have seen my earlier posts in this thread.  If you are not
> running the latest kernel (-164), you want to give it a try because it
> has patches developed by VMWare engineers for RHEL kernels.  If you
> are already running the -164 kernel, you should not be using the
> clocksource= option as explained in the upstream bugzilla I cited.
>
> Akemi

Thanks Akemi.

I am using -128 (2.6.18-128.el5) though.


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