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[Xen-devel] HVM RTC where is it initially set where is it respected?

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  • From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 09:52:28 -0400
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  • Thread-topic: HVM RTC where is it initially set where is it respected?

When the rtc for hvms was moved from qemu to hvm was the whole operation moved 

What I am getting at is that the initial time should probably still be set in 
and hvm rtc should respect it. That way the -localtime option would still work 
advertised and there would be no need to have ported gmtime() over.

Also any adjustments done to the rtc in the hvm during run-time should be at the
second and millisecond level as guests might have their clocks set to other 
or timezones, either because they are running Windows, or are being set forward 
backwards for testing purposes.

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