Clock stabilization in VMWare hosted machines?
peter at boosten.org
Sat Feb 9 19:28:26 UTC 2008
Quoting Shawn Barnhart <swb at grasslake.net>:
> I know this is a major nuisance, but I can't remember how I dealt with
> it in the past. My most recent stab at using ntpd with minpoll 4
> polling of a local ntp time source isn't working, the clock drift
> prevents any sync from happening (but I'll admit not trying some of the
> more aggressive time adjustment options to ntpd).
> VMWare's documentation and support leans pretty heavily toward Linux
> and I'm not finding a decent recommendation from them.
> I rebuilding a kernel with options HZ=100 to see if that makes a
> difference, not sure why I remember that helping, but any other
> strategies known to work?
In my /boot/loader.conf:
In the vmx-file:
tools.synctime = "TRUE"
I installed the vmware tools and ntpd
That's about all.
ntpdate -d 192.168.23.15:
9 Feb 20:26:47 ntpdate: adjust time server 192.168.23.15
offset 0.057667 sec
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