Clock stops after 9.0-RELEASE upgrade

Some older VMs may see that their clock quickly stops working after upgrading to 9.0-RELEASE from older versions of FreeBSD rendering the VPS unusable.

This is a result of the tickless kernel implemented into 9.0-RELEASE which can be turned off by doing the following:

# sysctl kern.eventtimer.periodic=1

To make this change permanent add 'kern.eventtimer.periodic=1' to /etc/sysctl.conf.

Please open a support ticket if you are still having issues.

 

 

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