[ntp:questions] Reference clock driver for /dev/rtc

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Jun 17 11:27:18 UTC 2010


unruh <unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
> OK, if that is the way your virtual system works, (Ie it delivers the
> system time via /dev/rtc) then so be it. I would say it is terrible,
> since it uses a predefined item ( rtc) to deliver something totally
> different ( the system time of the underlying host)

That is the main characteristic of a virtual machine monitor!
It delivers something that looks familiar to the software running in the
virtual machine, but it implements it in a different way so that the
resource can be shared.




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