[CentOS-virt] patched kernel addressing timekeeping issues under vmware

Fri Feb 6 23:20:04 UTC 2009
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> People at vmware have provided patches for RHEL 5 that aim to fix
> timekeeping issues in vmware guests.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=463573
> They were hoping to get them into the RHEL 5.3 kernel but
> unfortunately this is not going to happen.  It looks like the patches
> will be in the RHEL 5.4 kernel.  Using the patches provided in the
> bugzilla, I have rebuilt the latest test kernel (-125) that is
> available from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus.  You can download the
> patched kernel from:
> http://centos.toracat.org/kernel/centos5/vmware463573/

An update:

A test kernel ( 2.6.18-130.el5virttest6) with the current set of
patches was made available upstream at: