[PATCH 2/2] hyperv: Implement Time Synchronization using host time sample

Richard Cochran richardcochran at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 16:30:53 UTC 2014


On Tue, Oct 14, 2014 at 04:33:46PM +0200, Richard Cochran wrote:
> 
> IMHO, you should let the guest steer its own clock. That gives the end
> user the most flexibility. Just provide the offset information, and
> let a dedicated service (like ntpd or linuxptp's phc2sys) do the rest.

So if it really about the convenience of not having to run a service
on the guests, then why not expose the guest clock to the host as a
dynamic posix clock? Then you could use phc2sys to tune the guest
without writing even a line of servo code...
 
Thanks,
Richard


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