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    SubjectRe: Why HZ on i386 is 100 ?
    On Apr 16, 2002  23:34 +0200, bert hubert wrote:
    > On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 08:12:22AM +0000, Olaf Fraczyk wrote:
    > > Hi,
    > > I would like to know why exactly this value was choosen.
    > > Is it safe to change it to eg. 1024? Will it break anything?
    > > What else should I change to get it working:
    > > CLOCKS_PER_SEC?
    > > Please CC me.
    >
    > Your uptime wraps to zero after 49 days. I think 'top' gets confused.

    Trivially fixed with the existing 64-bit jiffies patches. As it is,
    your uptime wraps to zero after 472 days or something like that if you
    don't have the 64-bit jiffies patch, which is totally in the realm of
    possibility for Linux servers.

    Cheers, Andreas
    --
    Andreas Dilger
    http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/

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