[Pool] time reset
Ask Bjørn Hansen
ask at develooper.com
Fri Mar 25 18:36:16 UTC 2011
On Mar 25, 2011, at 11:31, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Running ntpd is not easier than setting Xen's independent_wallclock = 0, or VMware's vmx option tools.syncTime = true. As for best, well, I've yet to see data where that happens:
> "6) I have yet to see an example where ntpd running in a DomU/guest kept
> better time than using independent_wallclock = 0, tools.syncTime = true, etc
> if the Dom0/host OS is sync'ed."
It's some years ago, but we used to run with independent_wallclock=0 and then just used the time protocol to monitor the time on each server. It was terrible -- the VMs would routinely go seconds off. After we reversed it and just run ntpd on each box it's been fine.
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