Time Clock Stops in FreeBSD 9.0 guest running under ESXi 5.0

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 16:46:40 UTC 2012

Andriy Gapon wrote:

>> As everything related to timing/freq/acpi can be unpredictive I wouldn't recommend
>> this to anyone. I own at least two Intel CPU's failing somewhere near timing/apic
>> when loading cpufreq and enabling powerd.
> What exactly you wouldn't recommend?
> Let's not introduce unrelated topics and vague uncertainties.
> Setting kern.eventtimer.periodic to 1 makes eventtimer subsystem to behave less
> efficiently but more similar to the pre-eventtimer code.  So this is #1 suggestion
> when people run into some new problems with eventtimers.  Which is what this
> thread is about.

I'm sorry, I totally misunderstood the meaning of this tunable. Its 
unclear from man page which value enables or disables periodic code.

Sphinx of black quartz judge my vow.

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