Re: OES Linux as guest inside VMWare?
On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 23:23:50 +0000, Jim Michael wrote:
>> We are currently running ESX 3.01 with a couple of windows VM's. I have
>> run some SLES 9 VM's, but was unsure how OES Linux would fare.
> OES/L runs very well in VMware in my experience.
>> I have had time sync issues with my linux vm's in the past and wondered
>> how OES Linux would fare since eDir is time sensitive.
> The trick to getting time-sync correctly with virtual machines is to NOT
> let the VM get its time from an external source like you would if it
> were hardware. Instead you install the vmware tools in the guest and
> check the option to sync guest time to the host, then let only the host
> get it's time from NTP or whatever. If you point a VM at an NTP server
> you're asking for trouble :-)
Yeah, and you should also add clock=pit to the kernel line in the grub
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