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==WIN VISTA - WIN7 - WIN2008==
==WIN VISTA - WIN7 - WIN2008==
Add this to your vm configuration:
In your windows guest:
args: -no-hpet -no-kvm-pit-reinjection
then in your windows guest:
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /set {default} USEPLATFORMCLOCK on
C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /set {default} USEPLATFORMCLOCK on

Revision as of 05:19, 5 September 2012

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Some tips if you have time drifts (mainly for windows)


WIN XP - WIN2003

Using the Real-Time Clock with Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP guests

Windows uses the both the Real-Time Clock (RTC) and the Time Stamp Counter (TSC).

For Windows guests the Real-Time Clock can be used instead of the TSC for all time sources which resolves guest timing issues.

To enable the Real-Time Clock for the PMTIMER clock source (the PMTIMER usually uses the TSC), add the following option to the Windows boot settings.

Windows boot settings are stored in the boot.ini file.

Add the following option to the end of the Windows boot line in the boot.ini file:



In your windows guest:

C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /set {default} USEPLATFORMCLOCK on