[CentOS] timekeeping on VMware guests

Greg Bailey gbailey at lxpro.com
Tue Oct 13 22:53:01 UTC 2009

Carlos Santana wrote:
> Howdy,
> I am having time-drift issues on my CentOS VM. I had referred to
> following documentation:
> http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/VMWare_Server , however it didn't
> help. I used kickstart for creating this VM and I am listing important
> steps in ref to timekeeping issue. Any comments or suggestion would be
> appreciated.
> -
> CS.
I'm not sure what version of VMware Server you're running, but I had 
issues keeping accurate time within guest VMs until I followed the 
instructions at:


If your guest clocks are running too quickly, this may apply to you.


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