[ntp:questions] VM host not snyching time

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Wed Mar 24 15:56:25 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-24, Maarten Wiltink <maarten at kittensandcats.net> wrote:
> "David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote in message
> news:hobhio$u1v$1 at news.eternal-september.org...
>> Ramesh wrote:
>>> I am trying to synchronize the time of my VM server with ntpd.
>>> I have the following configuration.
>> Not a good idea.  VMs play tricks with time.  They shouldn't be used
>> for applications that require high precision time and any time
>> synchronisation should be done on the host.
> He _is_ synchronising the host. Or trying to.

That is not clear. If he is trying to sync it from a VM OS, it will not
work. If he is syncing the base OS, then it should work. It is unclear
what he is trying to do. It would help if he told us what he has done to
reach his goals.  

> Do VMs still have problems responding to timer ticks when there are
> enough cores to go around?
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink

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