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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] i386: Selectable Frequency of the Timer Interrupt
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    On Wed, 2005-07-13 at 14:32 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > On 7/13/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> 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.
    >

    Alan tested it and said that 250HZ does not save much power anyway.

    Lee

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