[CentOS] timekeeping on VMware guests

James A. Peltier jpeltier at fas.sfu.ca
Wed Oct 14 18:38:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, 13 Oct 2009, Carlos Santana wrote:

> Howdy,
> I am having time-drift issues on my CentOS VM. I had referred to
> following documentation:

The issue I had with time drift was due to running NTP inside the VM. 
Don't do it.  The VM should get it's time through the VMWare tools that 
are installed on the guest.  Once I did this the drift disappeared.

James A. Peltier
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Does your OS has a man 8 lart?

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