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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Prevent users from disabling tickless
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:46:23AM +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 22, 2010, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> >
> > Disabling NO_HZ has a serious negative effect on performance -- an extra
> > 70us per I/O. Prevent users from deselecting it.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox <willy@linux.intel.com>
>
> OTOH, it causes some systems to not work at all still. Sadly.

It doesn't stop people from specifying nohz=off on the kernel command line.

--
Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."


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