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



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.


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