[CentOS] timekeeping on VMware guests

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Thu Oct 15 14:00:54 UTC 2009


Carlos Santana wrote on 10/14/2009 12:13 PM:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
...
>> 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.

Not to get too far OT, but can anybody comment on how this might apply 
to VirtualBox?

>> Akemi
> 
> Thanks Akemi.
> 
> I am using -128 (2.6.18-128.el5) though.

That's the original 5.3 kernel.  With 5.4 hitting the streets, and a lot 
of security/bug-fix patches along the way, one might consider updating.

Phil


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