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RE: [Xen-devel] HVM guests and localtime

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Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] HVM guests and localtime
From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:01:03 -0400
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Ross S. W. Walker
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 11:51 AM
> To: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Xen-devel] HVM guests and localtime
> I have posted this on xen-users, but have not received any hints to
> possible fixes or work-arounds, so I am submitting this to the devel
> list as a possible bug. If someone else can confirm this I can put
> in a bugzilla ticket.
> Xen:
> Dom0: CentOS 4.4 x86_64 + linux-
> When I create an HVM guest for the intention of running Windows and
> I specify the 'localtime = 1' option, it starts qemu-dm with this
> option, but the guest's rtc is still set to utc instead of localtime.
> My /etc/localtime is set properly and it isn't symlinked. Do I need
> to make sure TZ is set in /etc/environment?
> When running Windows in Active Directory with group policy processing
> it's important to make sure the guest has it's rtc set properly for
> Kerberos authentication, as group policy is processed early in the
> boot sequence, but NTP is done late in the boot sequence.
> Any help here would be appreciated.

Is there any input on this? Is anybody else seeing this issue?

Am I the only one?


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