Subject: Re: time runs at 1/5th speed
To: Martti Kuparinen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank Kardel <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2006 14:48:56
Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> Any ideas why the 4.0_BETA is so slow in time related things inside
> VMware? Maybe GCC 4 related?
> Martti Kuparinen:
>> xxx wrote:
>> > With NetBSD 4 daily snapshot 20060824 on
>> > on Fedora Core 4 on Thinkpad T23, time runs at 1/5th of the normal
>> > speed. The good news is that the "sleep 1" delay and the "date"
>> > output are consistent.
>> That's weird.
>> Could you install NetBSD 3.x inside VMware and see if you get same
For i386, amd64, sparc, sparc64 and prep the time keeping code has been
FreeBSD's timecounters. Could you send me the /var/run/dmesg.boot file
and the output
of "sysctl kern.timecounter" ? There might be something different
depending on which
counter is picked and what counter frequency is assumed.
> I already had one lying around from eatly January this year.
> NetBSD 3.0 runs just fine inside VMware 3.