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VMware Time Keeping Best Practices KB Updates

VMware has updated their Time Keeping Best Practices KB’s.

The new timekeeping articles are:

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Timekeeping best practices for Linux

1007020

Linux using TSC clocksource stops responding

1008284

Time falls behind in a virtual machine when the guest operating system writes to previously unwritten regions of its virtual disk

1005861

Time falls behind in virtual machine when the memory of the virtual machine paged from disk by the VMkernel

1006072

Time in a virtual machine drifts due to hardware timer drift

1006113

Time in a Linux 2.6 guest operating system runs faster than real time due to lost tick overcompensation

1005953

Time runs too fast in a Windows virtual machine when the Multimedia Timer interface is used

1006090

Time drifts in the virtual machine and the service console due to the HPET misreporting its frequency

1006086

Time in a Linux virtual machine jumps backward when using clock=pit

1006088

Time runs slower than real time due to lost timer interrupts

1005802

Determining and changing the rate of timer interrupts a guest operating system requests