[ntp:questions] Difficulties on a Xen vm

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Sat Oct 2 03:24:30 UTC 2010

On 2010-10-01, David Woolley  wrote:

> Eric W. Bates wrote:
>> I'm having a great deal of trouble maintaining a stable time on a    
>> Xen vm. It will repair the offset on initial start-up and then allow 
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> Do Xen make any claim to support ntpd in guests.

Yes. As long as you have an independent wallclock.

On Linux use sysctl to set xen.independent_wallclock=1

On FreeBSD the equivalent may be machdep.independent_wallclock

Steve Kostecke <kostecke at ntp.org>
NTP Public Services Project - http://support.ntp.org/

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