I am seeing a very severe clock drift on my Xen HVM VPS, rented from a hosting provider, so I don't have access to the dom0 system. I continuously run ntpd, but the clock drifts by as much as 30 seconds in 5 minutes and NTP cannot keep up. Has anyone experienced this?
Here are some details:
$ dmesg | grep clock [ 0.160000] Measured 347 cycles TSC warp between CPUs, turning off TSC clock. [ 0.396000] * this clock source is slow. Consider trying other clock sources [ 0.550448] Switching to clocksource acpi_pm [ 0.653135] rtc_cmos 00:05: setting system clock to 2011-03-09 02:45:40 UTC (1299638740) $ cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/available_clocksource acpi_pm $ cat /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource acpi_pm