My 64-bit, fully-virtualized Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 guests are experiencing some serious time drift issues. Is there a fix available?
Problem: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 systems running the x86-64 kernel, when run as VMWare® guests or fully-virtualized Xen guests, experience serious issues with drifting time. The issue is not present on 32-bit guests.
Cause: The x86-64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 kernels contained some lost tick compensation code in the timer interrupt routine. On ful...
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