"WARNING calibrate_APIC_clock: the APIC timer calibration may be wrong" message is displayed while booting

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Issue

  • When Guest OS boots, the following message is displayed.
    WARNING calibrate_APIC_clock: the APIC timer calibration may be wrong

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
  • kernel-2.6.18-128.1.6 x86_64
  • VMWare ESX 3.5 U4 guest
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012

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