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SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: Selectable Frequency of the Timer Interrupt

--On Wednesday, July 13, 2005 14:32:02 -0500 Dmitry Torokhov <> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 7/13/05, Lee Revell <> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2005-07-13 at 12:10 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> > So we should aim for a HZ value that makes it easy to convert to and from
>> > the standard user-space interface formats. 100Hz, 250Hz and 1000Hz are all
>> > good values for that reason. 864 is not.
>> How about 500? This might be good enough to solve the MIDI problem.
> I would expect number of laptop users significatly outnumber ones
> driving MIDI so as a default entry 250 makes more sense IMHO.

Could someone actually test it, rather than randomly guessing? ;-)


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