FreeBSD not stable enough for Xen environments?
thomas at zaph.org
Mon Nov 17 12:29:05 PST 2008
* Jeremy Chadwick <koitsu at FreeBSD.org> [2008-11-17 12:08:49+0000]:
> > Intersting, I see the same in my logs, but the frequency seems to be
> > much less than yours, e.g. for the month of November:
> What time counter source does this box have available?
kern.timecounter.choice: TSC(-100) i8254(0) dummy(-1000000)
> Other ideas:
> Look into the "fudge" operator of ntp.conf.
Yeah, I'm already fudging my local clock a bit. From my ntp.conf:
# local clock
# don't trust local clock too much
fudge 127.127.1.0 stratum 10
> Try deleting your ntp driftfile. Note that if you do this, it will take
> a day or two for things to "level out". It tries to figure out the
> "average" skew rate your system clock has.
Hmm, my drift file looks decent enough:
$ cat /var/db/ntp.drift
And it's being updated regularly enough.
> Then there's a very good possibility it's hardware-related.
I'll ask the hosting company about it though to see if anyone has
brought this up.
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