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Re: [Xen-users] DomU clock out of sync

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] DomU clock out of sync
From: Bastian Blank <bastian@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 16:41:14 +0200
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On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 01:05:36PM +0200, Dmitry Nedospasov wrote:
> I was watching some logs on a domU today and i suddenly noticed that the
> timestamps were off by something on the order of 47 seconds. I was
> surprised because *I don't* run independent wall clocks.

How did you check? This was a feature of the old Xen-Linux tree. However
it is not longer available in the Xen support of upstream Linux.

> I am currently using ntpdate (in cron.hourly) on my dom0s, could this be
> the problem? Is there a difference in the way ntpdate updates time the
> way ntpd does? IIRC ntpd updates time continuously, correct?

Use ntpd, in all domains.


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