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Re: [Xen-users] Keeping time in dom0 and domU

To: Alex Tomkins <tomkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Keeping time in dom0 and domU
From: Timur Irmatov <irmatov@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 16:37:57 +0500
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On 11/22/05, Alex Tomkins <tomkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 03:53:08PM +0500, Timur Irmatov wrote:
> > May be I failed to clearly describe what I see..
> >
> > In dom0, openntpd *works* fine.. What bothers me is the difference
> > between clocks (what "date" shows) in dom0 and domU.. At the moment
> > difference is about 30 seconds.
> >
> > The docs says that domU takes it clock from dom0, but it doesn't.
> It's an issue that some people (including myself) have encountered
> before with OpenNTPD (look here:
> <http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-users/2005-05/msg00160.html>).
> Both OpenNTPD and NTPD keep the dom0 clock accurate, but only NTPD
> updates it so that domU clocks are accurate.  Try NTPD and you'll notice
> any domU's instantly sync back with the dom0 clock.

hm.. that's strange.. thank you, I'll try NTPD and will report back,
if it works.. I just hoped to use openntpd because it seems to be more
simple and lightweight..

to my shame, I didn't find your post when tried to search for "xen
ntpd" in google.. next time I will try harder.

thanks again.

Timur Irmatov, JID: thor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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