2013/5/26 Marc Fournier <scra...@hub.org>:
> First, thank you for the answer about switching from straight bridge to using
> a tap device ... that made a *huge* difference ... I'm not able to actually
> run a build world within the environment without having the whole machine
> lock up ...
> So, went next step ... now that I can successfully build, I added the Guest
> Additions ... from what I've read, its what is required in order to get time
> sync to work between host and guest ... but doesn't quite seem to do it:
> # ssh ams "(uptime; date)" ; date
> 1:55AM up 1 day, 20:30, 0 users, load averages: 0.05, 0.07, 0.08
> Sun May 26 01:55:16 ADT 2013
> Sun May 26 04:57:57 UTC 2013
> kldstat shows the vboxguest.ko module has been loaded ... I have ntpd
> disabled, so I don't believe I'm *supposed* to need it, correct?
try setting sysctl kern.eventtimer.idletick=1
It should resolve the issue
> Are there known issues with this, or have I missed a setting somewhere? Or
> should I actually need ntpd to be running even with the Guest additions?
> Thanks ...
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