Subject: Re: erratic time with ntp
To: Tobias Nygren <>
From: Mark Davies <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/05/2007 16:15:07
On Wed, 04 Apr 2007, Tobias Nygren wrote:
> Short answer is to try a different timecounter.
> "sysctl kern.timecounter.choice" to list the choices,
> "sysctl -w kern.timecounter.hardware=i8254" (for example) to choose
> a timecounter.

Yeah, I assumed this was timecounter related and switching to TSC does 
seem to have fixed it, I'm just surprised that i8254 (which is what 
it defaulted to) produced such erratic time.