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    cw@f00f.org said:
    > I think most modern Intel CPUs could handle 1024 without any effort
    > whatsoever -- but we need a way to export the HZ value to userland and
    > a period of time for the userland applications to get fixed.

    > Perhaps 2.5.x stuff.

    If we're going to do that, we {sh,c}ould start to export HZ to userspace right
    now so that userspace can have some extra time to catch up.

    Alternatively we could just stop exporting timing information to userland in
    units of HZ.

    --
    dwmw2



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