Virtualbox: time sync
m.tsatsenko at gmail.com
Mon May 27 08:12:32 UTC 2013
2013/5/26 Marc Fournier <scrappy at hub.org>:
> On 2013-05-26, at 2:54 AM, Mikhail Tsatsenko <m.tsatsenko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2013/5/26 Marc Fournier <scrappy at hub.org>:
>>> First, thank you for the answer about switching from straight bridge to using a tap device ... that made a *huge* difference ... I'm not able to actually run a build world within the environment without having the whole machine lock up ...
>>> So, went next step ... now that I can successfully build, I added the Guest Additions ... from what I've read, its what is required in order to get time sync to work between host and guest ... but doesn't quite seem to do it:
>>> # ssh ams "(uptime; date)" ; date
>>> 1:55AM up 1 day, 20:30, 0 users, load averages: 0.05, 0.07, 0.08
>>> Sun May 26 01:55:16 ADT 2013
>>> Sun May 26 04:57:57 UTC 2013
>>> kldstat shows the vboxguest.ko module has been loaded ... I have ntpd disabled, so I don't believe I'm *supposed* to need it, correct?
>> try setting sysctl kern.eventtimer.idletick=1
>> It should resolve the issue
> Just to confirm …is this within the Guest, or on the Host itself?
within the Guest
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