Clock in bhyve

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Sat Mar 15 18:34:15 UTC 2014

Yes there is always a time drift on a guest/instance... in specialized
cases it makes sense to modify the instance by requiring it run ntpd....
but if it is general purpose and for general "public" (whatever that means
in your context) instances it is likely to turn people away to know that
they are required to take a Red Pill.

On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Andrea Brancatelli <
abrancatelli at> wrote:

> Hello everybody.
> I have a stupid question for you :)
> Is the clock in bhyve virtual or just a hook the host?
> I mean, should I run ntpd inside the VMs as I would do, let's say, with
> VMWare, or is it enough to run it on the host?
> --
> Andrea Brancatelli
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Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer,

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