Clock stabilization in VMWare hosted machines?

Shawn Barnhart swb at
Sat Feb 9 19:35:25 UTC 2008

Peter Boosten wrote:
> In my /boot/loader.conf:
> kern.hz="100"

I rebuilt the kernel with options HZ=100 and this seems to "fix" it -- 
ntpd sync'd immediately and the clock does not appear to drift.

When you installed the tools, did they require X to be operational?  I'm 
not planning on running X.

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