Timekeeping best practices for Linux

If you’ve ever battled with time-drift with Linux virtual machines, this KB article is for you.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1006427

The KB provides a table of Linux distro’s and versions, along with the appropriate kernel parameters to help make them keep time properly when virtualized. Also includes NTP config options to help NTP cope with time jumps.

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