> Doh, correct URL for the forum post is:
> http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=31929&page=2 >
> On 8/3/2012 14:38, Adam Strohl wrote:
>> Just a heads up on the original issue, which is FreeBSD's timer/clock
>> stopping under ESXi 5.0 and some later versions of VMware Workstation.
>> I've gotten a few direct messages that this thread ranks high on Google
>> but people are missing the solution. A few months ago I found this
>> forum posting (I believe this was linked in this thread already)
>> http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/FreeBSD/stable/2012-03/msg00201.html >>
>> The long and short of it is that changing the kern.timecounter sysctl
>> value to ACPI-fast or (ACPI-safe if you're not running 9.x yet) fixes
>> the hanging issue so far for us.
>> To temporarily enable it under 9.x:
>> sysctl kern.timecounter.hardware=ACPI-fast
>> Pre 9.x (which doesn't have the ACPI-fast mode):
>> sysctl kern.timecounter.hardware=ACPI-safe
>> To make this persist across reboots and be enabled by default add this
>> line to your /etc/sysctl.conf
>> Under 9.x:
>> Pre 9.x:
>> Hope this helps anyone running across this issue.
> Adam Strohl
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