New /dev/rtc driver for vmware
mark at remotelab.org
Mon Jan 26 02:58:30 PST 2004
On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 01:54:21AM -0600, Mike Silbersack wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Jan 2004, Marco Trentini wrote:
> > So, updating the port vmware (last version) and rtc (your version) not
> > only I don't get more the panic at shutdown phase but I've seen a lot of
> > improvements in my Virtual Machine.
> > Now the audio/video (as .mp3 and .mpg) are very fluid. When I worked
> > without the rtc module, the audio/video were unusable because them were
> > reproduced jerkily.
> > I've also noted a general improvement on the rapidity to run
> > applications.
> > A positive vote for me :)
> > I run vmware on FreeBSD RELEASE-5.2 with "options HZ=1500" in my kernel
> > and my virtual machine is a Windows 2000 Pro with SP4.
> I'm glad it's working well, but to be honest, it's not working correctly!
> I just discovered that the way I wrote it, it will only work properly at
> HZ=1000. I'll post the updated file once I have fixed it, which should be
> Actually, I should rephrase that... the way I wrote it, anything over
> hz=1000 should work relatively well, but anything under hz=1000 would have
> serious timing issues.
> Of course, I'd still appreciate it if people would continue testing...
> just keep the hz setting near 1000. (I haven't found any other bugs yet.)
I've tested it with hz=1000 and it works as well.
Marco Trentini mark at remotelab.org
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