[CentOS-virt] VMWare - 5.2 Update - Kernel Best Practices

John Thomas gmane-2006-04-16 at jt-socal.com
Thu Jun 26 11:57:16 UTC 2008

Thanks for all the great stuff.

Executive Summary:  Kernel Parameters or Special Kernel for 5.2 on VMWare?

More Details:
Is it the best practice to use the specially compiled kernels (when 
available, typically here: 
http://people.centos.org/~tru/kernel-vm/5/RPMS/i386/ ) or are kernel 
parameters now able to achieve the same thing?

This bug report: http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2189 seems to 
suggest clocksource=pit and divider=10 will crash kernels and I did not 
see "it's fixed" in the release notes.

Thanks again!

John Thomas

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