[arch-general] system time stucks in a loop

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Mon Oct 25 18:49:22 EDT 2010

On 10/25/10 18:18, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 10/24/2010 05:06 AM, János Illés wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 14:54, Thomas Jost<schnouki at schnouki.net>  wrote:
>>> Hope this helps.
>> I removed openntpd completely and disabled time sync. The vm still
>> freezes eventually.
>> Also, I cannot set clocksource to anything else than acpi_pm
>> Let's go back to brainstorming mode, i welcome any new ideas.
> OK,
>      Let's start over. I haven't a clue about your clocksource loop, but I would
> suggest rebuilding virtualbox using:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=9753
>      Of all the different packages, I have had great luck with this one. Just
> download the tarball and untar/ungzip with:
> tar -xzf virtualbox_bin.tar.gz
> cd virtualbox_bin/
> makepkg -s
> sudo pacman -U virtualbox_bin-3.2.10-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
>      Then test again.

That might help but if it where me I would build it using "A clean chroot"

The instructions to do that is here:


That way you would not get anything you didn't bargain for ;)

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