[CentOS] timekeeping on VMware guests

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Thu Oct 15 14:27:13 UTC 2009


On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 09:00:54AM -0400, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> 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?

Can't comment specifically, except to say that VirtualBox 3.0.8 on my
up to date Centos 5.3 box (with a XP guest) seems to allow the guest
to keep accurate time.

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