rhel red hat 1000Hz or 200Hz kernel

you can reduce the kernel clock rate in later versions of rhel 4 & 5 vmware vm guests from 1000Hz to 200Hz by adding divider=5 into the kernel start parameter line in your /boot/grub/menu.lst

for more info and other kernel start params such as clock= and clocksource= see

http://vmware.com/red-hat-rhel-vm-guest-rtc-clock-issues
http://vmware.com/timekeeping-in-virtual-machines
http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/resources/238
http://www.vmware.com/resources/techresources/238
http://www.vmware.com/Timekeeping-In-VirtualMachines.pdf
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/externalId=1006427

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